Making grades available to students

Note: To complete the procedures in this document, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.

The Gradebook allows you to control whether or not students can see individual Gradebook items, as well as cumulative course grades.

Displaying individual Gradebook items to students

To display individual Gradebook items to students:

  1. From the menubar, click Gradebook.

  2. At the top, click Gradebook Setup.

  3. Under "Gradebook Items Display", check the box next to Display released Gradebook Items to students, and then click Save Changes.

    Gradebook items will be visible to students when you release them. To release an individual Gradebook item, you must check the Release this item to Students and the Include this item in course grade calculations options when creating or editing the item. For more, see Creating/adding, editing, or deleting a Gradebook item.

Displaying course grades to students

By default course grades are not displayed to students. To display them to students:

  1. From the menubar, click Gradebook.

  2. At the top, click Course Grade Options.

  3. Under "Grade Display", check the box next to Display course grade to students now, and then click Save.

    The course grade will be visible to students. To specify that a Gradebook item should be counted toward the course grade, you must check Include this item in course grade calculations when creating the item. For more, see Creating/adding, editing, or deleting a Gradebook item.