Faculty - How to Grade a Blackboard Assignment

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This article will show you how to grade a Blackboard assignment. There are two ways you can grade an assignment in Blackboard, Needs Grading or through the Full Grade Center.

 

 

 

Needs Grading  

1. Login to Blackboard and click the course where you want to grade assignments.

2. Scroll down to the Course Management menu on the left.

3. Click Grade Center.

4. Click Needs Grading.

 Course Management Menu and Grade Center link

 

5. You can grade by student or grade all submitted assignments.

  • Grade by Student: Click the student's name.
  • Grade All Submitted Assignments: Under the Item Menu column click the small down arrow that appears next to the assignment name. Then click Grade All Users

Needs Grading dashboard 

 

6. The student's submitted assignment will appear. 

7. Enter a grade for the student in the Grade field and enter any feedback to the student in the Feedback to Learner field. When finished click Submit.

 Grade User Assignment

 

 

8. To page through all submissions, use the left and right arrows next to the student's name. Be sure to click Submit after every grade entered.

 

 

 Page through users using the arrows next to name
 

 

 

 

 

Full Grade Center  

1. Login to Blackboard and click the course where you want to grade assignments.

2. Scroll down to the Course Management menu on the left.

3. Click Grade Center.

4. Click Full Grade Center.

 Course Management Full Grade Center
5. Review the Grade Center. Any assignment that needs grading will be marked with a yellow exclamation point. 

 

Full Grade Center in Blackboard

 

 

6. Put your mouse over the assignment that needs grading until a gray down arrow appears. Click the down arrow to reveal a pop-up window. Then click Grade User Activity.

 

 

 

Grade User Activity

 

 

 

7. The student's submitted assignment will appear. 

8. Enter a grade for the student in the Grade field and enter any feedback to the student in the Feedback to Learner field. When finished click Submit.

Grade Assignment
9. To page through all submissions, use the left and right arrows next to the student's name. Be sure to click Submit after every grade entered.

 

 

Page through Users

 Below is a video that shows you how to grade assignments in Blackboard.

Closed captioning: https://mc3.yuja.com/V/Video?v=5068602&node=17622375&a=1603658029&autoplay=1

 

Posted by: Joshua Eckenrode - July 31, 2014. This article has been viewed 8770 times.
Online URL: https://kb.mc3.edu/article.php?id=108

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