Gradebook Setup

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Overview

Prior to creating new grade items or entering any grades, it is important for instructors to configure the "Grades" settings that control what they see, what students see, and how grades are calculated.  Here is a tutorial on how to run the Gradebook Setup Wizard.

Video Tutorial - Understanding Grades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 1:

  1. Click the Progress tab
  2. Then click Grades

Gradebook Wizard - Step 1

 

Step 2:

  1. Click Setup Wizard
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click the Start button

Gradebook Wizard - Step 2

 

Step 3:

  1. Choose the grading system that works best for your course
  2. Click Continue

Gradebook Wizard - Step 4

 

Step 4:

  1. Make sure Current Grade and Automatically release final grade are selected
  2. Click Continue

Gradebook Wizard - Step 5

 

Step 5:

  1. Choose how you want to treat any ungraded items
  2. Make sure Auto Update is checked
  3. Click Continue

Gradebook Wizard - Step 6

 

Step 6:

  1. Choose your grading scheme.   Graduate and Undergraduate Letter Grades are the two that are recommended.  
  2. Click Continue

Gradebook Wizard - Step 7

 

Step 7:

  1. Select the number of decimal places you want to display
  2. Click Continue

Gradebook Wizard - Step 8

 

Step 8:

  1. Make sure your Student View Display settings match below
  2. Click Continue

Gradebook Wizard - Step 9

 

Step 9:

  1. Make sure that all of the settings are correct
  2. Click Finish

Gradebook Wizard - Step10