What is Gradescope?
Gradescope is a feedback and assessment tool that reduces the pain and time associated with grading exams, homework, and other assignments. It is widely used for delivering assessments remotely and enables instructors and graders to provide better and more timely feedback, resulting in improved learning outcomes
By centralizing student submissions, scoring rubrics, individualized feedback, and statistical insights, Gradescope allows instructors to have a more streamlined grading system with their students. From homework to coding assignments to exams, Gradescope offers support for a spectrum of different types of assessments.
Who can use Gradescope?
- Gradescope is available to all current Boston University faculty and the students enrolled in their courses.
- Students can access their own work in the courses that have Gradescope set up by their instructor.
- Grade Written Exams
- Auto-Grade Online Multiple Choice
- Coded Assignment Auto-Grader
- Collaborative Rubric Grading
- Class Grade Insights
- Direct Connection to Blackboard Learn Grades
A Few Highlights Include:
- More quality and timely feedback, resulting in improved learning outcomes
- Dynamic rubrics that help streamline the tedious parts of grading while increasing grading consistency and decreasing bias
- Various assignment types ranging from fully online with many question types to handwritten, or a combination of the two
- AI-assisted grading which allows instructors to automatically group similar answers and grade all the answers in each group at once
How do I access Gradescope?
- Faculty can set up a Gradescope course through Blackboard Learn.
- Faculty and students can log in with their Kerbos credentials at Gradescope.com.