Gradebook resources for Ultra course view in Blackboard.

Articles (22)

Adding a Feedback Recording (Ultra)

An instructor or grader can create personalized audio and video feedback recordings for individual assessment attempts or manual gradebook items.

Clearing an Assignment Attempt in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how to clear an assignment attempt submitted by a student.

Course Attendance - Instructors (Ultra)

This article will walk you through how to set up and use Attendance in a Blackboard Ultra course.

Create Weighted Columns in Gradebook (Ultra)

This article explains how to create weighted columns in the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra. These weighted calculations generate a grade that is based on the result of the selected graded items, categories, other calculations, and their respective percentages.

Creating a Manually Graded Column (Ultra)

This article will walk you through creating manually graded gradebook columns in the Ultra Course View. Manually graded columns can be created for assignments that don't require a submission in Blackboard such as class participation, extra credit, and in-class graded assignments.

Creating a Total Points Column (Ultra)

This article will walk you through creating a Total Points column in the gradebook, as well as adding Extra Credit to students’ total. The total points column must be created as a calculated column. Currently, the Overall Grade feature in Blackboard only calculates student’s weighted grades and not total points. Currently, Extra Credit cannot be added to weighted grades in the Ultra Course View.

Creating Columns for Overall Letter Grades (Ultra)

This article will walk you through creating columns for students’ overall letter grade.

Discussion Analysis in Blackboard Ultra Course View

Discussion analysis provides an in-depth look at each student’s discussion participation. This article explains how to analyze discussion posts.

Download & Upload Grades to Gradebook (Ultra)

This article shows you how to Download and Upload grades to/from a Blackboard Ultra Gradebook.

Drop Grades in Gradebook (Ultra)

This article explains how to drop the lowest, or highest, grade in the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra.

Filtering Blackboard Ultra Gradebooks for Merged Courses

You can filter your gradebook view based on merged courses. This article explains how.

Filtering in the Gradebook (Ultra)

This article will walk you through creating filters in your Gradebook to see specific columns and/or students.

Grade Categories in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how categories in the gradebook work in Blackboard Ultra. Custom categories are available in addition to the standard assessment categories.

Grade Using a Rubric in Ultra Course View

This article contains instructions on how to use a rubric for grading in Ultra Course View.

Gradebook Overview (Ultra)

You have immediate access to all your courses' grading tasks on the global grades page. You can quickly scan everything you need to grade without navigating to each course. Within your course, you can access the course grade book on the navigation bar.

Grading Discussions (Ultra)

To motivate students to post insightful contributions, you can make the discussion count for a grade.

Grading Schema in Gradebook (Ultra)

This article explains how to add a grading schema to the gradebook in Blackboard Ultra.

Grading Tips in Blackboard Ultra

This article provides grading tips for Blackboard Ultra regarding posting grades, overriding grades, rearranging the gradebook, etc.

How to Grade a Test - Instructor (Ultra)

This article will walk you through how to grade a test in a Blackboard Ultra course.

Inline Grading (Ultra)

You can annotate and grade student files directly within the browser.

Organize Gradebook

This article shows you how to reorganize items in your Blackboard Ultra Gradebook

Setting Up the Overall Grade in Blackboard Ultra

This article explains how to set up the overall grade in Blackboard Ultra.