Nov 062012

Print Page
Instructors can download multiple student assignments and save them to their computer for reviewing and grading.

  • From the Control Panel
  • Select Grade Center
  • Select Full Grade Center
  • Navigate to the grade column for an assignment
  • Select the Down arrow next to the name of the assignment column
  • Select Assignment File Download
  • From the Download Assignment page, choose one of the following options:
    • Select Users
      • To select single students: select the check box next to the student’s name
      • To select all students: select the upper most check box (located next to Name in the column header row)
      • Unselect All: only select this option to undo the above selections
  • Select Submit
  • The following text appears, “The assignments have been packaged. Download assignments now.
    • From the text, select the Download assignments now text link to download files
    • Download Assignment Package
  • Select the  Save option and save the Assignment Package File to your local computer or H:/Drive.
  • Select OK to return to the Grade Center

Opening Downloaded Assignments:

Important Note: As with course export files, Blackboard saves downloaded assignments as .zip packages, these files can be opened using any program that reads .zip files, such as WinZip.

  • Navigate to the location on your computer where you saved the downloaded assignments file.
  • Open the .zip package file you downloaded by using an unzip program.
  • Open individual files using the appropriate program, such as Microsoft Word.