How the Gradebook Works

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How the Gradebook Works

August 3, 2016 - August 3, 2016

 

If you do not want students to see the gradebook, make it invisible under Administration > Edit Settings.

 

admin, edit, settings

 

Under Appearence > Show gradebook to students choose No. When you select "Yes," students will only see their own grades.

 

Show Gradebook to Students

 

Assignments are automatically added to the gradebook. Decide which week the assignment is due and what type of assignment it is. In the Topic/Weekly section Click Add an activity or resource and select Assignment.

 

Add an assignment

 

When creating an assignment, under Grade assign a point value (100 is default). For example, your homework may be out of 10 points. Moodle will automatically convert to percentages, so if you use a 3-point scale, a 2 is converted to a 67%.

 

Grade assignment

 

To enter grades, go to the Gradebook. Under Administration, select Grades.

 

Administration and Grades

 

Your assignments will be visible in the Grader report across the top.

 

Grader Report Assignments

 

Click on the name of the assignment in the Grader Report. In the Grading summary scroll down to Administration at the left and click Download all submissions to download a .zip file of all the students' assignment responses.

 

Download all subscriptions

 

To enter grades or leave comments scroll back up the Grading summary and click View/grade all submissions.

Grading Summary

 

Scroll over to the Grades column.

 

Grade column


Click on pencil icon for each student to enter grade.

 

Each grade

 

There's Submission status with information. Then enter the Grade. Enter Feedback comments (optional).

 

Submission status

 

Grade / Feedback


Save changes and Continue.

 

Save changes

 

Grade saved

 

To email feedback to students, check the box next to their name, scroll down to With selected..., choose Send feedback files.

 

Send feedback files