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Email within the Full Grade Center
You can select as many users from the list as needed.
General Feedback:You can easily send email to students who are at risk by first Sorting various columns, or grouping columns into Smartviews. Once you've arranged the columns, use the Email tool to send a general notice to all students who meet your "at risk" criteria.
Text in the Grading Notes field are for your eyes only. Students do no see information in the Grading Notes field.
Reports are a great tool to use when a student comes to your office. You can printout (or even email) a grade report that's formatted in an easy to understand format for the student. It allows you to keep grades and information of other students private when you're working with one individual.
Click "Create Report."
Name the Report -- the name can be anything that describes this report. For example, if I'm working with Jane -- I could entitle this report "Grades for Jane Smith."
Select any other Heading Information you would like to display.
From the User Information area, select the student information you want to appear on the report -- such as their fist and last name.
The Columns setting allows you to select which grade center columns will be included in the report. Select "Columns currently displayed" or one of the other options in the list.
The Grade Report will appear. You can now use your browser's Print feature to print out the report for your student. Right click on the report to print up your browser's print option.
Email, Comments and Reports are three great Grade Center tools available for your to provide feedback and to keep in touch with students.