GradeHub for Blackboard – how to grade answer sheets or go online in Blackboard

Add content to Blackboard to grade answer sheets (aka scantrons)

Step 1 – Add a ”Content” item in Blackboard.

  • Select GradeHub as the new content.
  • Your course, roster, and exam sync automatically.
  • Teachers access GradeHub’s easy-to-use tools solely through Blackboard.
Print answer sheets (aka scantrons) from Blackboard

Step 2 – Administer your exam with answer sheets or go entirely online in seconds.

  • Print answer sheets from Blackboard, or if you go online, upload a PDF of your multiple-choice test to Blackboard.
  • For paper, handout your test and collect completed answer sheets from students, just like scantrons.
  • For online, schedule the exam. On test day, students view the PDF of your uploaded test and answer questions in Blackboard.
  • It couldn’t be easier to convert from paper to online with GradeHub for Blackboard!
Process and score answer sheets in Blackboard

Step 3 – Grade with paper or online. No more trips across campus or waiting in lines at midterms and finals!

  • Create your answer key in Blackboard. We have many advanced grading features (e.g., multiple responses).
  • Edit the answer key at any time, and we rescore all exams and update reports, pronto!
  • For paper, use any scanner and upload a PDF of the marked answer sheets.
  • For online, well, you’re done.
  • And that’s it, your exams are scored!
GradeHub for Blackboard reports helping instructors to write better exams

Step 4 – Review the exam results in Blackboard. You receive valuable feedback!

  • Test reliability using Cronbach’s Alpha
  • Summary test statistics, such as, mean, median, standard deviation
  • Item statistics, such as point biserial, Cronbach’s Alpha with delete, and 27% Upper/Lower groupings
  • Missing students
  • You can download GradeHub reports to an Excel workbook too.
  • View GradeHub Exam Statistics here.
GradeHub is fully integrated with Blackboard

Step 5 – Sync grades to your grade book in Blackboard. Your students are kept in the loop too!

  • Click the release grades button and sync student scores to “Grade Center” in Blackboard
  • Like magic, grades are synced to your grade book. Say goodbye to CSV downloads or students id errors.
  • Students receive a histogram of class exam results, their score, and the questions they missed on the exam.