Instructor: Enter Grades

1. Assess: Enter grades for an item

Enter grades in the Grades tool. 

Note: If a grade item is connected to an assignment, discussion, or quiz you can grade it within that tool.

  1. Click Grades.
  2. Click the down arrow next to the grade item you want to assess.
  3. Click Enter GradesContext menu for grade item open, Enter Grades circled in red.

     

  4. In the Grade column, enter grades for each student. Enter grades screen with a red arrow pointing to a score entered in the Grades column.

     

  5. Click the pencil icon under Feedback to add any comments you have for the student. Enter Grades tool with a red arrow pointing to the pencil icon in the Feedback column.

     

  6. Click Save and Close when finished.
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2. Assess: Grade all students

Enter or clear grades for more than one student at a time.

Note: If a grade item is connected to an assignment, discussion, or quiz you will see an icon in the Assessment or Submission column for each student who has submitted to that tool. You can use this information and the steps below to grade all students with submissions.

  1. Click Grades.
  2. Click the down arrow next to the grade item you want to assess.
  3. Click Enter GradesContext menu for grade item open, Enter Grades circled in red.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and select 200 per page from the dropdown menu (bottom right). Shows dropdown menu for number of students per page, with a red arrow pointing to "200 per page".

     

  5. Click the checkbox at the top left to select all students on the page.
    • Click Set Grades to assign one grade/feedback to all students, OR Screenshot of Enter Grades with the Set Grades link circled in red.

       

    • Click Clear Grades to erase grades/feedback for all students Screenshot of Enter Grades with the Clear Grades link circled in red.

       

  6. Click Save and Close when finished.
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3. Assess: Exempt students from grades

Exempt students from a grade, or exclude a grade for all students.

To exempt specific students from a grade:

  1. Click Grades.
  2. Click the down arrow next to the grade item you want to assess.
  3. Click Enter Grades.Context menu for grade item open, Enter Grades circled in red.
  4. Check the box to the left of each student you want to exempt.
  5. Click Exempt - the Scheme column will change to Exempt for selected students. Screenshot of Enter Grades with the Exempt link circled in red.

     

  6. Click Save and Close.

To exclude an entire grade item from the Final Calculated Grade:

  1. Click Grades in the navbar.
  2. Click the grade item that you want to exclude.
  3. Scroll down and check the box under "Exclude from Final Grade Calculation". This box is only available in a Points grade system - if you're using weights, this box is not an option.Screenshot of Edit Item screen with red arrow pointing to (checked) box under "Exclude from Final Grade Calculation".

     

  4. Click Save and Close.
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4. Visibility: Filter students while grading  

Show only students from a specific group or section.

  1. Click on Grades in the navbar.
  2. Click the down arrow next to the grade item you want to assess.
  3. Click Enter Grades.Context menu for grade item open, Enter Grades circled in red.
  4. In the "View By:" dropdown menu, select Groups or SectionsScreenshot of Enter Grades with "View By:" dropdown menu open and a red arrow pointing to Groups, Sections options.

     

  5. Click Apply.
  6. Select the group or section you want to view in the new dropdown menu. Screenshot of Enter Grades with Groups dropdown menu open and a red arrow pointing at the group names.

     

  7. Click Apply.
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