Assignment Inline Grading on Blackboard


Teachers can access Blackboard Grade Center to review and grade assignment attempts online. This article introduces how to:

  • Access assignment attempts in Grade Center
  • Annotate the assignment attempts
  • Provide feedback to students


  1. Go to Grade Center > Full Grade Center. 
  2. In the grade column, access “Grade Attempts”. (Note: if you don't want to show the grades to students, before grading the attempts, please hide the column(s) from students, including the related calculated column, such as "Total".)
  3. Optionally, use Bb Annotate to annotate the attempt.
  4.  Input a numeric grade for the attempt. 
  5. Show grading panel. 
  6. Input “Feedback to Learner”. Click “Submit”.