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Creating a Category (percentage)-based Grade Center in Blackboard

Creating a Category-Based Grade Center - Preferred

Most of our online courses use a percentage-based category grade center type. It is the most user-friendly for students and "does the math" for the instructor. In the video below, you will learn the three steps for creating a percentage-based grade center: 1) determining the categories (papers, quizzes, etc.), 2) weighting the categories, and 3) creating the assignment columns in the grade center and selecting the category for each assignment.