Blackboard Assignments

Once the students’ submissions have been downloaded, the feedback and grades will also need downloading and archiving.

  • From the Control Panel
  • Select Grade Centre
  • Select Full Grade Centre
  • Select the drop-down arrow next to Reports
  • Select View Mark History
screen image showing the drop down menu from the reports option to view mark history

The Mark History window will open displaying the Assignment name(s), user names, the grades or if an attempt was cleared and the feedback in the comments column:

screen image showing a Blackboard Grade Centre report Mark History window

Note: This will not show any extra files the tutor may have uploaded as an attachment providing additional feedback to a student. It is the responsibility of the tutor to download and save any such documents they may have attached to a student’s feedback.

From the Mark History window select Download

From the Options window that displays, for ease select:

screen image showing the options available to download the mark history for a Blackboard Assignment
  • Delimited Type = Comma
  • Include comments = Yes
  • Select Submit

The following window will appear:

Select Download and then select OK to return to the Mark History window.

Once the file is downloaded it can be opened as an Excel spreadsheet. Check that all entries have downloaded correctly and then save this to the required location.