Download a Roster from Blackboard's Grade Center
While you can use Blackboard's Users/Groups to see a roster, it is easy to print or download a roster from the Grade Center. If you download a roster,you can use it to keep your attendance electronically. Here's how:
Open a course in Blackboard and navigate to the Control Panel.
Click the Grade Center link.
|Open the Full Grade Center.|
|After the Grade Center opens, mouse over Work Offline (far right) and select Download.|
|The Download Grades Screen will appear. In Section 1, under Select Data to Download, click the radio button "User Information Only."|
|The data has been saved. Click the Download button.|
You will be asked if you want to Open or Save the file.
Click Open to view the file in a spreadsheet.
|A warning appears. Click Yes to open the file.|
The spreadsheet will display the name of your students.
To track your class attendance, manually enter dates of your class in the spreadsheet and use the columns to mark attendance.