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Chalk - Grade a Discussion Board Forum (Instructors)
This article explains how an instructor grades a Discussion Board Forum in Chalk.
Why Grade Discussion Forums?
An online Discussion Board is a great tool for student communication and social interaction. Graded discussion forums provide additional avenues for an Instructor to evaluate a student's participation and contribution to their course grade. Points may be awarded based on the originality of the topic created (Forum) or the number of contributing replies (Threads) by each student. A Grade Center column is automatically created for graded discussion forums after specific settings have been elected. See Create a Discussion Board Forum for more information.
Grade the Discussion Forum:
- On the Course Menu, click Discussion Board.
- Click the Drop-down arrow next to the Forum Name.
- Click Grade.
- Click the Grade button for a specific student.
The Student's Thread (Replies) and other students who have contributed to the discussion appears. In addition, other forum statistics displays in the right panel.
- Enter the Grade and Feedback, then click the Submit button.
The grade will also appear in the Grade Center.
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