Tag Archives: Assessments & Grade Centre

Blackboard Upgrade & Known Issues

The Blackboard environment at NUI Galway was upgraded at the weekend to version Q2 2018. This doesn’t bring a lot of new features, but does fix a couple of problems and (unfortunately) introduces some new ones. Despite thorough testing by … Continue reading

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Grade Centre: No scroll bar on a Mac

We’ve had a couple of queries from people who are Mac users, reporting that they can’t access Grade Centre columns because there is no scroll bar appearing. Here is an example: where theĀ  instructor can’t access columns to the right. … Continue reading

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Viewing letter grades on mobile

We’ve just become aware of an issue where students are unable to view letter grades (which are being used for provisional results in some Schools) using the mobile app. Although the instructor has entered a letter grade (in the Provisional … Continue reading

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Returning marks for visiting students

Please note that this blog post was created in January 2016, in the pilot phase of the ORE project. For current materials on return of marks to Exams Office via Blackboard, please see the Blackboard support pages and the Exams … Continue reading

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Organising your Grade Centre by Course Instance Code

The new Course Instance column in the grade centre gives you information for each student about which programme he/she is enrolled on. A missing course instance code may mean that the student is not correctly registered for a module, and … Continue reading

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The Online Results Entry project – FAQ

Please note that this blog post was created in January 2016, in the pilot phase of the ORE project. For current materials on return of marks to Exams Office via Blackboard, please see the Blackboard support pages and the Exams … Continue reading

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Assessment Workshops Announced

I am pleased to advise you of the following workshops offered by CELT on the topic of using Blackboard to support Assessment. All workshops take place in AM102, Ground Floor, Arts Millennium Building Numbers in each workshop are limited, so … Continue reading

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