Grading Rubrics

A rubric is an assessment tool listing evaluation criteria for an assignment, and provides a way to convey to students your expectations for the quality of completed assignments. Blackboard’s Rubrics tool allows you to use a provided rubric, or create one of your own. You can determine how much of this rubric students see, and when, and can use this rubric directly within the assignment you are grading to assign points based on the criteria you determined.

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How to Access Assignments that Need Graded

When a student completes and submits an assignment, it will automatically show up in the Grade Center. A Needs Grading icon will appear in the corresponding assignment column. Each assignment can be graded individually, or all student assignment files can be downloaded at one time, which saves time when viewing the submissions.  Files are packaged…

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Send Email Through Grade Center

From the Grade Center, you can communicate with students and their observers. This form of direct contact allows you to actively communicate with relevant parties while engaged in grading in the Grade Center. Your immediate feedback can quickly lead to intervention if required, promoting positive outcomes for students. You can send email to multiple users…

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