EMA Integration: Daily reports

Every day two reports are generated and circulated to Programme Managers, Senior Programme Administrators and the equivalent in Henley Business School and ISLI.

EMA – Daily Consistency Check

Lists assessments where there is an inconsistency between what is recorded in RISIS, and what is recorded in Blackboard.

This can include

  • assessments where the Title no longer matches
  • assessments which are flagged as a Group assignment in one system but not the other.

EMA – Daily Consistency Check – what action is required?

 

EMA – Assessment Provisioning Exceptions

Lists RISIS assessments which failed to create an assignment or column in Blackboard. Typically this will be because

  • the assessment names were not unique (you can’t have two assessments with the same title on a single module occurrence)
  • the assessment name contains forbidden characters e.g. \ / :

EMA – Assessment Provisioning Exceptions – what action is required?

 

EMA – Grade Import Exceptions

Lists assessments where marks have been approved and extracted from Blackboard, but could not be imported into RISIS. Examples include

  • a student’s mark is less than 0 or more than 100%
  • marks are being sent for the wrong module occurrence

EMA – Grade Import Exceptions – what action is required?

 

EMA – Blackboard Column Mapping Error/Warning Report

Lists assessments for which there is a Weighted Total column, and where there is an inconsistency between what is recorded in the Blackboard database, and what is visible on screen.

EMA – Blackboard Column Mapping Error/Warning Report – what action is required?