Q. What are "weighted grades"?


Weighted Totals in the Blackboard Grade Center

Weighted totals are calculated based on percentages; they are not based on grading schemas/letter grades. Columns included in the Weighted Total are not displayed using the same grading schema as the input grade values. Grading schemas simply map a range of percentages to a particular label for display purposes (i.e. 90%-100% = A). They do not have an impact on the weighted total's underlying calculations, which are based on percentages or points/points possible

Also see the question: 

How do I weight grades by category or by item?


  • Last Updated Jan 14, 2019
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  • Answered By Steve Sinclair

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