Changing the grade entry, type, and scale in Gradebook

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.

Changing the grade entry

Instructors can choose to grade using points or percentages.

  1. In your site's menubar, click Gradebook.

  2. Click Gradebook Setup.

  3. Under "Grade Entry", select your preferred grade option.

    Note: If you select Points, then when you add a gradebook item, you will be asked to enter the "Gradebook Item Point Value". If you select Percentages, then when you add a gradebook item, you will be asked to enter the "Gradebook Item Relative Weight".

  4. Make any other changes you wish to the "Gradebook Items Display" or "Categories & Weighting" options.

  5. When you are finished, click Save Changes.

Changing the grade type and grade scale

Instructors can modify the grade scale.

  1. In your site's menubar, click Gradebook.

  2. Click Course Grade Options.
    Currently, the Grade Type can only be set to SIS Compatible Grades.

  3. In the table below "Grade Type", you can edit the grade scale by changing the percentage values in the corresponding text boxes.

  4. When you are finished, click Save.