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Grade Blogs, Journals, Wikis, and Discussion Boards

Summary


This document shows you how to grade blogs, journals, wikis, and discussion boards.

Overview

You can quickly review and/or grade your Blogs, Journals and Discussion Boards from your Course Dashboard. You must grade Wikis via Course Tools.

Grading blogs and journals

    • Click on Blogs or Journals
    • Expand the new menu by clicking the + sign

    Note: You can also grade Blogs or Journals by selecting Course Tools, Blogs or Journals

      • Select the appropriate Blog or Journal to review/grade
      • The ungraded entries will show by student on the right
      • Select the Student
      • Review the student’s Blog or Journal entries; add comments, Select Edit Grade
      • Enter Grade and comments
      • Select Save Grade

      Note: One Grade per student per Journal

      • Select another student and repeat the previous steps

      Grading discussion boards

        • Click on Discussion Board from your Course Dashboard

        Note: You can also grade Discussion Boards by selecting, Course Tools, Discussion Boards, appropriate Discussion Board.

          • Click Red Boxed unread messages
          • Choose Grade from the Forum contextual menu
          • Choose Grade at the end of the appropriate student row
          • Review the students posts, statistics and reply if appropriate, Select Edit Grade
          • Enter Grade and comments
          • Select Save Grade

          Note: You can also view the associated Rubric to this forum during grading.

          Note: One Grade per student per forum.

          • Optional: Select the thread check boxes, and then read from the Mark
            contextual menu
          • Select another student from the Contributors list and repeat the previous steps

          Grading Wikis

            • Select Course Tools, Wikis
            • Select the Wiki
            • Select Participation and Grading
            • Select the Student
            • Review the students posts and summary, Select Edit Grade
            • Enter Grade and comments
            • Select Save Grade

            Note: One Grade per student per Wiki.

            • Select another student from the Contributors list and repeat the previous steps

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