Category Archives: Control Panel

How do I print or download a test in Blackboard?

The answer is, its not very easy to do! That’s by design to help preserve the integrity of your online exams. However, there are times when faculty may need to print a test for review, to provide paper version for a student, or any number of reasons. You may not be able to download or print a test very easily, BUT IDS CAN HELP! If a test is in Blackboard, currently you have to manually copy/paste each question or copy...

Optimizing Grade Center for My Grades: the student grade view

When students view their grades on Blackboard they use a tool called My Grades. The My Grades page is quite different than the Grade Center used by instructors, so it’s important to organize items in a way that makes sense to both students and instructors.¬†When a student opens the My Grades tool from the My Knowledge page, this is what they see. (When a student opens the My Grades tool inside a specific course, the list of courses on the...

Using web folders in Blackboard

When a web folder is set up, all of your course files can be managed from your desktop, dragging in content from multiple drives or folders and organizing it as needed. Also, files can often be edited directly in the web folder, without downloading them, editing them, and uploading them again. The Following set of instructions were written for a computer running Windows 10 operating system. If you have a different operating system other than Windows 10, please refer to...

Changing the External Grade column in the Grade Center

One column in the Grade Center is always marked as the External Grade. This column cannot be deleted and is used as the primary grade displayed in each student’s My Grades list. By default, the Total column is designated as the External Grade. You may want to move it to another column, such as Weighted Total, so that grade appears as the primary grade for the course in the My Grades list. To change the External Grade from Total to...

Permanently removing files from the file library

When content is added to your course, those files & documents are kept in the Files Library. Sometimes you need to remove old versions of said documents, or maybe you deleted the item from your course menu. Although you may have deleted the document from your course menu, some of those items still reside in the Files Library. To access this section, click on “Files” in the Control Panel, then the ID of the course. By default, Blackboard will display...

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