MCCC Knowledge Base

Faculty - Blackboard Grade Center - Setting the External Grade

2021

  Setting an External Grade for Blackboard

Note: Setting the External Grade Column helps the students identify their final grade. In addition, Blackboard Analytics uses the External Grade as the base for student success in the course.  The default External Grade column is Total, which is used for point based calculations.   The Weighted Total column is for weighting the final grade. If you have hidden either the weighted totals or totals column and you need to make them available again.

1. Log into your Blackboard Course.

2. Under the Control Panel, click the Grade Center button.
3. From the menu, select Full Grade Center.
4. Click the gray down arrow next to the column name that you want to set as the external grade.

5. From the drop down menu, select Set as External Grade.
6. You will notice that the circle with the green check mark has moved to the column you selected. 

 

 

Making either the Total or Weighted Total Column Available by Showing column

1. In the Action Bar of the Grade Center, click the Manage button.

2. From the drop down menu, select Column Organization.
3. Select the checkbox(es) of the Grade Center columns to be revealed.

 

4. Click the Show/Hide button.From the Action Link menu, select Show Selected Columns .
5. From the Action Link menu, select Show Selected Columns .When finished, click the Submit button.
6. When finished, click the Submit button.
 

 

 

Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Name
Email
Related Articles RSS Feed
Faculty - Changing the Blackboard Grade Center View
Viewed 6280 times since Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Faculty - Blackboard Grade Center - Exporting Grades from the Grade Center
Viewed 6208 times since Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Faculty - Setting Up your Grade Center: Weighted Total Video
Viewed 4191 times since Thu, May 10, 2018
Faculty - Student Preview Mode: Video
Viewed 3919 times since Fri, May 11, 2018
Faculty - Add a Grade Center Column in Blackboard Manually
Viewed 7046 times since Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Faculty - Blackboard Grade Center: Delete a Column
Viewed 8235 times since Tue, Apr 28, 2015
Faculty - Accessing and Understanding the Blackboard Grade Center
Viewed 5674 times since Mon, Apr 27, 2015
Faculty - Create a Calculated Column in the Blackboard Grade Center
Viewed 3635 times since Tue, May 8, 2018
Faculty - Adding Comments to a Student Grade in the Blackboard Grade Center
Viewed 5798 times since Tue, Apr 28, 2015
Faculty - Weighting your grade center via points
Viewed 3974 times since Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Need Help?