Blackboard Ultra: Setting Up Your Gradebook (Points)


This article explains how to set up gradebook points in Blackboard Ultra.



How to Setup Gradebook Points


This document will show how to calculate a student grade using points.

1. From your course, select Gradebook from the navigation bar.
2. Click the settings icon in the upper right corner to access the gradebook settings. Select Manage overall grade settings.
3. Choose Points for the overall grade calculation.
Your course assessment items are listed with their corresponding point values. The total point value for all items is displayed at the bottom of the list.

    Expand a grade category to see items associated with that category. To make an item or a category exempt from the overall grade, select the Exempt icon next to the item or category. The Exempt icon will change to purple. 

4. Adjust the Overall Grade Settings from the right side.

  • Choose to calculate the overall grade based on total points earned or total graded points.
  • Select how the overall grade is displayed to students using the drop-down menu.
  • Uncheck show to students to hide the overall grade.

6. Select Save.



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