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Discussion Board grading can be done through the discussion board forum or Grade Center. Once grades are entered for a discussion board the grades are posted to the Grade Center.

  • From the Control Panel
  • Select Grade Center
  • Select Full Grade Center
  • Navigate to the Discussion Board Thread column you want to grade
  • Hover your cursor over the desired cell
  • Select the Down Arrow to open the menu
  • Select Grade User Activity or
    • Select View Grade Details
      • Select Grade User Activity: to view posts, enter a grade, or comments
  • Review student threads
  • From the Grade box (located on the right-hand side of screen)
    • Click in the Attempt Grade text box to the right of Grade
    • Enter a grade in the Attempt Grade field, x/x
    • Enter any Feedback in the Feedback field (displays to students)
    • Enter Grading Notes in the Grading Notes field (displays only to instructor)
      Important Note: Select the Text Editor button to compose detailed or formatted comments
    • Select Submit
      Note: The grade and any feedback will then display in the Grade Center
  • To grade the next user: choose one of the following:
    • Above the Grade box select the current students name and then choose another student from the menu. Or, choose the Select All check box and then use either the Next User: or Previous User: arrows (< or >)
    • Select OK to return to the Grade Center