Blackboard (Faculty) - Retention Center: Access to the Retention Center

This document provides an overview of how to access the Retention Center.

Access the Retention Center

To access the Retention Center:

  1. From your Blackboard course in the Control Panel, click Evaluation, then click Retention Center.

    Click on Evaluation, then retention center

    If the Retention center is not listed, from the Control Panel, click Customization, then click Tool Availability.

    Click on Customization then click on tool availability

    Scroll down to Retention Center and check the box.
    Click Submit on the top or bottom of the page.

Retention Center Overview

The Retention Center consists of three parts

  1. Student at risk
  2. Student your are monitoring
  3. Your course activity

Students at Risk

The Student at Risk bar shows the number of students that have triggered an alert.

At risk students

Click on the bar to show students in each category.

At risk students by category

Students You Art Monitoring

The right panel are a list of specific student you are monitoring. 

Students you are montioring

To add a student to this panel, click on the red dot in the associated column, then click on the Monitor star.

click on dot to see activity

Your Course Activity

The bottom panel shows YOUR course activity:

  • Assignments pending
  • Your activity in discussion boards, blogs, journals, and groups.
  • Recent announcements
  • Fresh course content

Your course activity

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, retention center, monitor, grades, grading, student success   Doc ID:62058
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-18 14:04 CSTUpdated:2016-03-21 10:33 CST
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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