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Blackboard Self-Help Index

The following Self-Help links are provided by the University of Toronto Portal Info Site.
Source: Portal Information > Faculty & Staff > Self-Help


Assessment and Grading

Video Tutorials - Grade Center:

Grade Center Overview

This screencast will provide an overview of the new Grade Center interface.

Setting Up Grade Center

This screencast will demonstrate how to Add Grade Column( s) and Create a Custom Category including minor Grade Center customizations.

Defining Weighted Total

This screencast will demonstrate how to define a Weighted Total based on Grade Columns and on a Custom Category

Customize Grade Center Display

This screencast will build upon the previous videos and demonstrate how to manage and customize the Grade Center including hiding columns , freezing Grade Center display and organizing the Grade Columns items .

Adding Student Grades in Grade Center

This screencast will demonstrate how to input student grades directly in the Grade Center. It will provide an overview of how to enter , exempt , change , delete or override a grades for individual students You can also add comments for both grading staff and for students enrolled in your course and view a detailed Grade History report.

Adding Student Grades - Download/Upload Data Spreadsheet

This screencast will demonstrate how to download a copy of the grade center , work with the grades off-line in a data spreadsheet (i.e. excel) and upload back into the Grade Center . It will provide you with an overview of the options and enhancements available for this process.




Training Documents UTORID required:

Getting Started - English
Getting Started - French
Communication and Collaboration
Assessment Tools
Content Design

Library Support (Instructors):

The Library supports the integration of library resources, course readings and library services into your online course page.

See Incorporating Library Resources into Your Course Web Pages for a description of services and staff links.


Need more help?

Email: portal.help@utoronto.ca.
When you are logged into the Blackboard Portal, click the "Help" button:


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