Blackboard (Faculty) - Groups: Grade a Group Discussion Board

This document provides an overview of how to grade a group discussion board.

Unlike other group tools, to set up a graded discussion board, you must first create the group(s), and then edit the group discussion board for each group.

Create a Graded Group Discussion Board

  1. Access the Groups area either by clicking on the Groups link in the Course Menu or by clicking on Users and Groups in the Control Panel then click Groups.
  2. Click on the Group name. Do not Edit the group.

    Click on the Group Name

  3. Click on Group Discussion Board.

    Group discussion board

  4. From the Group Discussion Board page, hover you mouse over the group name and click the drop-down arrow. Click Edit.

    Edit discussion board

  5. Scroll down to the Forum Setting.
  6. Click the "Grade Discussion Forum" radio button and add the Points Possible in the box.

    Grade Discussion Forum

    OR
    Click the "Grade Threads" radio button.

    Grade Discussion Threads

  7. Click Submit at the top or bottom of the page.


Grade a Group Discussion Board

Grade Discussion Forum

  1. From the Course Menu, click on Groups.
  2. Click on the first group to be graded.

    Click on the title of the forum

  3. Click on Group Discussion Board.

    Group Discussion Board

  4. Click on the Forum title.

    Click on the title of the forum

  5. Click Grade Discussion Forum button.

    Click Grade Discussion Forum button

  6. Click on the Grade button for the first student.

    Click on Grade button for the first student

  7. Review the student's submission. Add a grade in the "Grade" box. Add comments in the "Feedback to Learner" box.

    Add grade, comment and click submit

  8. Click Submit in the Grade box.
  9. Click OK at the bottom of the window and grade the next student.

 

Grade Thread

  1. From the Course Menu, click on Groups.
  2. Click on the first group to be graded.

    Click on the Group

  3. Click on Group Discussion Board.

    Click on Group Discussion Board

  4. Click on the title of the forum.

    Click on the forum name

  5. For each thread, click the Grade button.

    Click on the Grade Button

  6. Enter the Total points possible for the forum in the "Points Possible" box or attach a rubric if desired.

    Add points to the points possible box

  7. Click Submit at the top or bottom of the page.
  8. Click on the Grade button for the first student.

    Click the Grade button

  9. Review the student's submission. Add a grade in the "Grade" box. Add comments in the "Feedback to Learner" box.

    Add the grade, comments and click submit

  10. Click Submit in the Grade box.
  11. Click OK at the bottom of the window and grade the next student.

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, groups, group, discussion, discussion board, discussions, posts, collaboration, collaborate   Doc ID:61710
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-07 17:13 CDTUpdated:2016-03-15 08:34 CDT
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