Grades: Setting Up the Gradebook

Set Up the Grade Book

In the Grades tool, if a grade book is not set up or imported for your course, you will see the Grades Setup Wizard page when you first navigate to the tool.

  1. On the navbar, click Evaluation and select Grades.
  2. On the Grades Setup Wizard page, click Start.
  3. Choose your grading system, then click Continue.
  4. Choose how you want final grades to be released. If you want users' final grades to be released automatically when you create them, select Automatically release final grade, then click Continue.
  5. Choose how you want to treat ungraded items. If you selected Automatically release final grade, Distributed Education recommends that you select Drop ungraded items so that the released grades better reflect the users' current grades throughout the term.
  6. If you want final grades to automatically adjust after changing a grade item or calculation option, select Automatically keep final grade updated.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Choose your default grade scheme and then click Continue.
  9. In the Number of decimal places to display field, enter the number of decimal places to display to instructors or others who enter grades using the grade book.
  10. Click Continue.
  11. Select your learner view display options and then click Continue.
  12. On the Grades Setup Summary page, review your selections.
  13. Do one of the following:
    • To make changes to your grade book setup, click Go Back.
    • To save your changes, click Finish.

Note: you can always go back and repeat the Grades Setup Wizard to review, change, or confirm your selections. Alternatively, you can go to "Settings" in the Grade area to make adjustments.


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