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NBC Learn has already digitized more than 12,000 stories from the NBC News archives — one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from...

Removing Comments and Tracked Changes from a Word Document

If you have someone edit or proofread your paper for a class, they may have used either the “comment” tool or the “track changes” tool in Microsoft Word. Even after incorporating the comments and the changes, you may still see the comments and the changes in the margin of your paper. Or, worse, when you upload the document to Blackboard, they show up when your instructor views your paper. Read on to learn how to remove both the “track changes” edits and the “comments” from your Word documents.

Understanding Weighted Grades on Blackboard

There are many different ways to calculate grades. The easiest to understand is a running total of points. However, frequently your instructor will calculate grades by percentages or weighted grades. Understanding how these grades are determined is a little different and at times difficult. This article should help you determine how your grade is calculated on Blackboard and will provide tips on understanding weighted grades.