Bb Grader App

The Bb Grader App provides teachers with a mobile solution for reviewing, providing feedback, and grading student submissions to Blackboard Learn Assignments [See Bb Grader in Action].

In order to use the Bb Grader App, you must meet the following requirements.

Device Requirements:
  • iOS, iOS7, iOS8
  • iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad 2, 3, or 4

Key Benefit (Why Use the Bb Grader App):

Faculty can select an individual submission from the Submissions Listing page to view documents submitted to the assignment and/or view content within the inline Content Editor. The following document types can be viewed within Bb Grader: PDF, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, PNG, JPEG, and HTML. Additionally, faculty can provide students with general comments and feedback using: Text, Audio, Video, and Rubrics.

Getting Started:

  1. Download and Install the BB Grader App
  2. Assignment List
  3. Submission List
  4. Group Submissions
  5. Send Grades

Official Blackboard Site/Information:

Need Help?

  • Call our Blackboard Help line 24 hours a day, every day at (213) 740-5555 and choose option 2.
  • Faculty can request help and training from USC’s Enterprise Learning Technologies group by submitting a request to