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20110818 upgrade blackboard 2011 grade center


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Blackboard presentation about the Grade Center after the upgrade to 9.1 SP5

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20110818 upgrade blackboard 2011 grade center

  1. 1. Blackboard Grade CenterInloopweekIr Ellen Zillig-Straatman, SSC-ICT Education Technology01-09-2011 Delft University of Technology Challenge the future
  2. 2. Overview• Who am I?• Blackboard Upgrade• Known Issues• Grade Center• Tutorial Overview Blackboard Upgrade 2011 2
  3. 3. Who Am I?Ellen Zillig-Straatman• New ‘FAB’ (Functional Manager) of Blackboard• Working at Delft University of Technology since November 2008• Trainee • Nov 2008: Education and Student Affairs at the Faculty of Architecture • Nov 2009: Education and Student Affairs at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management Blackboard Upgrade 2011 3
  4. 4. Blackboard upgrade• Upgrade naar versie 9.1 SP5• Support Software Blackboard Upgrade 2011 4
  5. 5. Known issues• Unenrolltool unavailable• Multiple File Upload not working• Grade Center • With multiple group discussion boards, the wrong cells are grayed out. • Exported tab-delimited files (.xls) do not open correct in Excel. Use comma-delimited files (.csv) instead!• Detailed overview on Blackboard Upgrade 2011 5
  6. 6. Known Issues - Browser• Blackboard is not supported in all browsersWe advise to use Firefox as your Browserwhen using Blackboard! Blackboard Upgrade 2011 6
  7. 7. Grade Center• Enabling Grade Center for students• Automatic Created Columns• Assignments• Test• Grading • Needs Grading • Full Grade Center• Manage Grade Center• Work offline Blackboard Upgrade 2011 7
  8. 8. Enabling Grade Center for studentsMake sure the tool is available for students to view their grades(customization  tool availability) Blackboard Upgrade 2011 8
  9. 9. Automatic Created Columns• Assignment• Blog• Discussion Board• Journal• Self and Peer Assessment• Survey• Test Blackboard Upgrade 2011 9
  10. 10. Create an Assignment• Create a new menu item (Create Content Area)• Create an Assignment (see Create Assessment) Blackboard Upgrade 2011 10
  11. 11. Create an Assignment• Assignment Information• Assignment Files• Grading• Availability• Due Dates• Recipients (all members of group assignment)• Submit Blackboard Upgrade 2011 11
  12. 12. Test• Create a Test by choosing ‘Create Assessment’ on the content page)• It is also possible to create a test via the Control Panel  Course Tools• Creating a test takes time. You can choose various question types.• If you would like to use Blackboard tests, please contact Meta Keijzer-de Ruijter, she can advise you. Also about using Maple TA. Blackboard Upgrade 2011 12
  13. 13. Grade Assignment or Test• Use the ‘Needs Grading’ link in the Grade Center Menu• Go to the ‘Full Grade Center’ and download all Assignments Blackboard Upgrade 2011 13
  14. 14. Needs Grading• Possible to make a selection by categorie, item, user and/or date• Grade one user or one after the other Blackboard Upgrade 2011 14
  15. 15. Full Grade Center• Go to the ‘Full Grade Center’ and download all Assignments Needs Grading Blackboard Upgrade 2011 15
  16. 16. Manage Grade Center• Grading Periods• Grading Schemas• Grading Color Code• Categories• Smart Views• Create Calculated Columns Blackboard Upgrade 2011 16
  17. 17. Grading Schemes• A ‘Grading Scheme’ will grade your assignments and tests automatically after giving points.• You can Create your own Grading Scheme• All New courses will have ‘round off at 0.1’ as standard grading scheme• Is very simple to create your own Grading Scheme, but can take some time. Blackboard Upgrade 2011 17
  18. 18. Work Offline• Possible to work offline• Download the Full Grade Center or just a specific column• Upload the file Blackboard Upgrade 2011 18
  19. 19. Tutorial Overview• Smart View• Customizing view• Grading Notes• Working Offline• Creating Test• Uploading Questions from Excel• Downloading Assignments• Color CodeMore Tutorials on: Blackboard Upgrade 2011 19
  20. 20. Questions?E-Learning Support • • 89194Ellen Zillig-Straatman • E.H.M.Zillig-Straatman@TUDelft.NL • 89098 • Twitter: @ezilligBlackboard.weblog.tudelft.nlBBfaq.weblog.tudelft.nlTwitter: @TUDelftBb Blackboard Upgrade 2011 20
  21. 21. Start presentations at bout 12.45 Just Come and Walk in • Tea and coffee • With a roll • Is being servedBlackboard Upgrade 2011 21
  22. 22. Questions? Remarks? Blackboard Upgrade 2011 22