Checking scores and post exam reports

Scores

To see the scores:

  1. Click ‘Grade Centre’ in the Control Panel (bottom left of the screen).
  2. Choose ‘Tests‘.
  3. Scroll to the right until you see the column for the exam. You can hover over the column headers to see the test’s full name.
  4. Scroll down to see individual student scores.
  5. Click a cell and click on the down arrow, choose attempts to see the individual student’s answers.

To save the scores to a spreadsheet (CSV file)

  1. From the Grade Centre, click Work offline (near top right) and then Download. 
  2. Choose selected column and then find the column for the exam form the drop-down list.
  3. Where it says delimiter type, choose Comma. 
  4. Scroll down and click Submit. 

Reporting

There are a number of reports built into Blackboard. Some do not work for exams with randomised question sets.

Attempts statistics

This report is helpful to check immediately after the exam to ensure the questions and answer key were correct. To see the Attempts Statistics report:

  1. Click the column header and then click the downward pointing arrow to bring up the drop down menu.
  2. Click Attempts statistics. 

Please note, this report may take a while to process.

The report will appear onscreen. Scroll down to see each questions, and the percentage of students that choose each answer. If you find that a large number of students have chosen the wrong answer, you might want to check the question is correct.  It is possible to re-score a question or test.  Get in touch with OLAF Admin if you need to do this.

Other settings/reports.

General statistics

  1. Click the column header and then click the downward pointing arrow to bring up the drop down menu
  2. Click Column statistics.

This will display score distributions and averages.

Setting the column to display a percentage instead of  a raw score

  1. Click the column header and then click the downward pointing arrow to bring up the drop down menu.
  2. Click Edit Column settings. 
  3. Change the primary display to percentage.
  4. You can also change the secondary display to score if you want to see both. The secondary display appears in brackets.

 

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