Smart Views

Smart Views








Smart Views
What you select under Smart Views will show up under the Grade Center link in the Control
Panel. Needs Grading is a quick way to access just those items that need grading
eliminating the need to scroll through the Grade Center looking for the Needs Grading icon.
Remember the items need to be categorized for them to appear in the smart view. See
“Grade Center” > ”Grade Center Organization” for information on creating categories.

The default smart views include:
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Assignments
Blogs
Discussion Boards
Final Grade View: Displays all columns, including the default total and weighted
total columns
Journals
Preview of My Grades: Displays all columns visible to students
Self and Peer Assessments
Tests
Wikis (when the tool is available and a wiki has been created

How to Set Smart Views
1. From the Full Grade Center click Manage then Smart Views.

2. Select Add as Favorite to add the smart view to the Grade Center menu in the Control
Panel. This example shows Assignments and Tests added as favorites on the Smart
Views screen and how those smart views will appear on the Grade Center menu.

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3. This will satisfy most desired smart views, however instructors can create unique smart
views. Follow on screen instructions to build each unique view:
 Course Group
 Performance on a specific item in the Grade Center
 Individual user
 Category, user(s) and grade status
 Custom built smart view based on a combination of attributes
Additional Resources: Blackboard Help https://help.blackboard.com

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