Creating a Grade Book

Make sure you have set up your grades tool using the Setup Wizard. You need to do this before you can create Grade Items and Categories. Manage Grades allows you to add Grade Categories and Grade Items. For example, your Grade Categories can be Activities, Projects, and Final Requirements. You can then create specific Grade […]

Get Grades From BigSky

How to Get Grades from BigSky: BigSky Benilde LOG IN < Select Course Log in to the BigSky Benilde site: URL Address: Username and Password: Benilde infonet account information. Select your course on the homepage. ASSESSMENT < GRADES Click on ASSESSMENT and select GRADES from the main navigation bar.  ENTER GRADES < FINAL ADJUSTED […]

Creating a Dropbox Submission Folder

To associate a Dropbox folder with a grade item you can either have an existing grade item or create one after.  I would recommend creating one first.  This will allow you to organize and plan your activities better. To create a grade item first go to Assessment > Grades. Once there make sure you are […]

Release Conditions

Release conditions allow you to create a custom learning path through the materials in your course. When you attach a release condition to an item, users cannot see that item until they meet the associated condition. For example, you could attach a release condition to the second topic in your course’s content area that would […]

Embedding YouTube Videos

To embed a YouTube video, click on the Insert Stuff icon in your HTML editor. Option 1: From the list of sources, you can click on YouTube and perform a search for the video you wish to embed. Option 2: If you already have the video that you want to embed open in YouTube, you […]

Add attachments, links, and/or images to a BigSky Course

To add an attachment or link to your course, go to Content, then go to the specific module where you want to attach something. You can drag and drop the file you want to upload. You can also select New, then click on Upload Files or Create a Link. To add an image to your […]

Grant Special Access to Users for a Quiz /Dropbox

Grant Special Access to Users for a Quiz /Dropbox The procedure is the same, only your starting point is different. Dropbox – go to Assessment > Dropbox > Select the Dropbox you want to grant special access to > Edit Folder Quiz – go to Assessment > Quiz > Select the Quiz you want to […]

BigSky Gradebook

Set up your grade book In the Grades tool, if a grade book is not set up or imported for your course, you will see the Grades Setup Wizard page when you first navigate to the tool. Note: If you cannot select the Automatically release final grade option, contact your administrator and request that they grant you permission. On the navbar, […]

Virtual Classroom

Virtual classroom sessions are an excellent way to bring life and engagement to online learning. They also provide a way to support some of the key aspects learners love about face-to-face classroom settings (live discussions, debates, group work, role play, etc.). Virtual classrooms can enhance interaction and build a sense of community among learners of […]

Awards in BigSky

You can create awards that can be shared with other users in other courses, or restricted to the course and its child org units. If you restrict the award, it can only be added to the course offering in which you create the award, and any child offerings of that course. Within the course, do […]

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