Grade Assignment Submissions
An assignment that has been submitted, but not graded, is indicated with an exclamation mark which is the Needs Grading icon. Instructors have the option to grade assignments anonymously. Assignments that need grading can be accessed from:
- Needs Grading page
- Full Grade Center
- Bb Grader Mobile App (available for iPads only)
Grade an Assignment
To start grading an assignment, follow the steps below:
- Under the Grade Center, select Full Grade Center.
- Click the action menu for the student's assignment that you want to grade.
- Select the Attempt you want to grade from the drop down menu.
- Click the Hide Course Menu bar (hover on right side of menu).
- Click the Maximize View button (4 arrow icon in top right corner of assignment details).
- Click the Collapse Grading Panel button (greater than symbol in top right corner of assignment details).
- The screenshot below shows an example of a maximized assignment submission.
- Common file types such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PDF will automatically open allowing for Inline Grading without having to download the files. Otherwise, you'll be able to download their assignment files in batch or individually.
- Next to the Attempt details, you can enter a Grade and Feedback for your student.
- Attach files to give back to your student by clicking the paperclip, pressing Browse My Computer to locate the file, and (optionally) changing the file link title to something different. Press Submit when you are finished.
- Press Submit to finish grading the assignment.
Grading Options for Assignments
- Use Inline Grading to grade submissions of Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF files without having to download or upload files.
- Download all assignment submissions. Then upload Instructor feedback for students.
- Download a single assignment submission. Then upload Instructor feedback for your student.