Introduction to the Brightspace Gradebook

June 30, 2021 at 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM


The Brightspace gradebook is a powerful tool to help you manage grades and communicate feedback to students. From displaying grades, to providing important text based comments, to calculating students’ final marks, the gradebook helps you keep track of, and communicate, important details about student progress in your course. In this session, we’ll talk about navigating the interface, configuring key settings, and maximizing functionality to make teaching easier and your course more effective.

By the end of this session, you will know how to:

  • Navigate the gradebook
  • Add categories and grade items
  • Use the gradebook set up wizard
  • Configure gradebook settings
  • Change grade schemes
  • Control the visibility of grade items and categories
  • Enter grades and feedback
  • Exempt grades from final grade calculation
  • Export and import grades

This technical session is intended for participants who are new to the Brightspace gradebook with beginner-level or early-developing skills. The focus will be on building technical understanding using screen sharing demonstrations. A basic knowledge of Brightspace is required to get the most out of this session. It is best to attend the Brightspace Basics workshop before attending this workshop.

Space is limited. Please register in advance by filling out the form below.