Configure the Gradebook

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Configure the Gradebook

August 3, 2016 - August 3, 2016

Step 1: Click on Grades under Administration.


Administration and Grades


Step 2: Cick on the Grader Report pull down menu and choose Category and Items.


Grades - Categories and Items


Step 3: Click on the Add category button at the bottom of the page.


Grades - Add category


Step 4: Name your category and select how it will be calculated. Save changes.


Grade - Category

There are several ways to organize assignments and weight grades. For example you may want all the homework assignments averaged together in a single grade worth 10% of the final grade.

If all assignments in the category are weighted equally, select "Mean of grades." The maximum grade can be set at any number. Moodle will automatically convert the grades to percentages, so it is simplest to keep it at 100.


Mean of grades


Step 5: If you would like to move an assignment into a different category, select the assignment and click on the "move" icon. Then, you will be able to choose the destination for that assignment.


Move Icon


Choose Desitination


Step 6: Next to your course folder, select how the course grade will be calculated. You will need to click on Edit --> Edit Settings


Select Aggregation


Step 7: Weighted mean of grades allows you to set what percentage each assignment or category is worth.