Grade Categories in Blackboard Ultra

This guide pertains to Ultra Course View.

If your course is in Original Course View, see the Original Course View tutorial collection.


Overview of Grade Categories

When you create a gradable item, such as add an assignment submission link or build a test, a column automatically appears in the Gradebook and is associated with the appropriate category.

Watch:  Managing the Gradebook to learn more.


You can use categories in the Gradebook when you create calculated items, such as an assignments average.

Gradebook settings dialog box where categories can be added.

You can create new categories to customize how coursework is grouped in your course. You can use custom categories when you set up the overall grade.

To create a new Gradebook category, select the Settings icon in the Gradebook. In the Gradebook Settings panel that opens, select Add New Category and type a name.

Each time you create a graded item in your course, you have the option to change the grade category so the item is grouped into one of the custom Gradebook categories. On the Gradebook Settings panel, select the custom category in the Grade Categories menu.


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