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Journal grading can be done by using a Rubric.

  • Set Edit Mode to ON
  • From the Control Panel
  • Select Course Tools
  • Select Journals
  • Click the Name of a Journal to open
  • In the Journal Details pane (located on the right-hand side)
    • Select a Student’s Name
    • Review student’s entry
  • From the Journal Grade box (located on the right-hand side of screen)
    • Select Edit Grade
    • Locate Associated Rubrics: and select the Rubric listed
    • Choose rubric grading criteria
    • If desired, enter a revised grade in the Change the number of points out of __ to: field
    • Enter additional Feedback in the Feedback field (displays to students)
      Important Note: Select the Text Editor button to compose detailed or formatted comments
    • Select Submit
    • Enter Feedback in the Feedback field (displays to students)
    • Enter Grading Notes in the Grading Notes field (displays only to instructor)
    • Select Save Grade
      The grade and any feedback will then display in the Grade Center
  • To grade the next user: choose one of the following:
    • From the More Journals box, use either the Next User: or Previous User: arrows (< or >) or select another Student’s Name from the box