Gradebook Health Check

Not sure if your Gradebook is setup correctly and displaying accurate grades.  Give the Gradebook Health Check a try at the beginning, middle, and end of each semester.  Use the scoring chart to determine what improvements you can make to your gradebook settings. Success Display 100% in the success category, gradebook is set up correctly […]

Gradebook Setup

Grade Settings Select Grades on the course navigation menu and then select Settings. Select the Calculation Options Select Weighted or Points. Select whether ungraded items are dropped or treated as zero. Save then Close. Add Grade Categories From the Manage Grades tab select New and then Category.  Enter the category Name. Enter the category Weight (if […]

Respondus Assessment Creation Steps and Format

Assessment Creation & Publishing with Respondus Create exams for print or for publishing in your BrightSpace course. Overview of Steps Create Questions in MS Word using specified formatting below Import the questions into a new Respondus assessment file Select the settings for online publishing, exporting to MS Word, or Printing Publish the assessment to a quiz, […]

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. There are many textbook publishers who provide Respondus-ready testbanks. Once you follow the below steps check out the instructor quick […]

Quiz Publishing to Grades in Brightspace

Many instructors utilize the quiz tool in Brightspace 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, but in some instances, student quizzes are graded, but not all pushed to the grade book.  Below is a walk […]

Grades – Export to Excel

Clicking the Enter Grades tab | Export from within the grade book, allows you to download a backup copy of your gradebook From the dropdown menu choose to export grades for all users, or specific groups or sections.   Key Field – choose whether you want the ‘Org Defined ID’ (P Number), the ‘Username’, or ‘both’ Grade Values– […]

Entering Midterm Grades in MyPellissippi

Follow the directions below to enter student grades in MyPellissippi.  If you have any difficulties, please contact HelpDesk for immediate assistance. 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 […]