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What is Gradebook?

Gradebook is a core tool for instructors to calculate and store grade information and distribute it to students online. In Gradebook students can view their scores for all items; view their course grades, once an instructor releases them; and sort their items by title, due date, grade, and weight, where applicable.

To access this tool, select Gradebook from the Tool Menu of your site.

To access this tool, select Gradebook from the Tool Menu of your site.

Using Gradebook, instructors can:

  • Auto-calculate course grades, with the ability to override any course grade.
  • Define course letter grades based on a 100% scale.
  • Choose between point- or percentage-based grading.
  • Add gradebook items for manually graded or offline activities.
  • Create categories to organize items and allow for weighting of grades.
  • Enter, view, edit, and release to students scores, grades, and comments.
  • Collect and display scores from tools such as Tests & Quizzes, Assignments, and Forums.
  • Export scores and grades to Microsoft Excel (in CSV format).
  • Import item scores from spreadsheet (CSV) files.
  • Export a printer-friendly (PDF) version of individual student grades.
  • Drop grades or keep the highest grades in a category.
  • Specify items or categories as extra credit.

Gradebook is section and group aware, so teaching assistants can see grades only for students in their assigned sections or groups.

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Owner:Sean H.Group:Pacific Lutheran University
Created:2018-10-09 14:29 PDTUpdated:2019-08-22 13:29 PDT
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