Getting Started

Creating Grade Center Columns
Just like in an Excel spreadsheet it is possible to manually create columns in the Blackboard Grade Center.

Grades are entered into the Grade Center in a variety of ways. Scores from items that have been added to the content of a course such as online tests, exams, and surveys are automatically entered into the Grade Center. Grades from an external source, such as a comma separated values (CSV) file or an Excel spreadsheet, are uploaded to the Grade Center, eliminating the need for double entry. Other grades are manually entered into the Grade Center using any of the views of the Grade Center.

Changing The Default Letter Grading Schema
Each new course has a default letter grading schema. You can create additional grading schemas to reflect the multiple ways you want to grade throughout your course. You can create as many schemas as needed. Any schemas you create in your course can only be used in the course you create them in.

Problem: Scroll Bar Missing from the Grade Center
Missing Grade Center scroll bars are a symptom of the default font size on your computer being set too high.  The following instructions show you how to display Grade Center scroll bars when Windows is set to display extra large fonts.