How do I grade the discussion board forums in Blackboard? (Staff)

Before grading a thread or forum, you must first enable grading. Grading options can be set when you create a forum. ( How do I do that? )

  • Open the discussion board and the desired forum.
  • Click on the Grade Forum button at the top of the page.

    screenshot of the grade forum thread in Blackboard
  • A list of users will appear. Click Grade for each user.
  • A collection of the user’s posts in the thread will appear. Evaluate the posts and assign a grade.
  • Click Submit to add the grade to the Grade Centre.
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