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Category: Assessments and Grades

Quizzes, assignments, grades, self-assessments, rubrics, and more.

Creating an Assignment in BrightSpace with LTI Turnitin

Enabling Turnitin for an Assignment Select the course you would like to add a Turnitin enabled assignment to Select Assignments Select New Folder  In the new folder properties form, enter the name of the folder…

Creating Categories and Items with the Manage Grades Tool

After you complete the Setup Wizard, it’s time to organize your grades with the “Manage Grades” tool.  Instructors have the option for a weighted or points value grade book.  It is recommended to use a weighted grade…

Respondus Software for Assessment Creation and Editing

Respondus is a third party solution for creating quizzes and tests. It will interface with BrightSpace and can be a great time saver. You can also use it to print tests and quizzes for classroom use.…

Gradebook Wizard and Initial Settings – (video 2:28)

Before we can add grade categories and grade items to our gradebook we need to check our gradebook settings. We can do this by going directly to settings or by using the grades wizard. The…

Quiz Publishing to Grades in D2L

Many instructors utilize the quiz tool in D2L for numerous reasons; easily accessible quizzes, date and time controls, and the ability to instantly grade and push results to the grade book.  At times this works seamlessly,…

Calculating and Releasing Final Grades

Students cannot see final adjusted or calculated grades until you release it to them. Clicking Settings | Calculation Options from within the grade book, allows you to choose whether you release the adjusted or calculated grade…

Midterm Grades in BrightSpace (D2L) – Calculated Grade Items

Show students their midterm or milestone grade in Brightspace (D2L) and have it calculated automatically. Access the gradebook from the course menu by clicking Assessment | Grades Click the Manage Grades tab Click New | Item Select…

Entering Midterm Grades in MyPellissippi

Login to “MY PELLISSIPPI” with your username and password. Select the “Faculty” tab. Select “Faculty Academic Services.” From the Student Information Menu, select “Early Alert Survey.” When the Early Alert Survey link opens, you will…