Gradebook - mark in FLO using a marking guide (assignments and forums)

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If you set up a marking guide (an advanced grading feedback form) when you created an assignment or forum, you can mark online in FLO.


Mark an assignment using an online marking guide

  1. Open the assignment. On the Grading summary page, either:
    • click the View all submissions button and then click the Grade button for a particular student; or
    • click the Grade button to grade the first student in the list of submissions

  2. The marking guide will appear on the right side of the page in the Grade section
    Marking guide in the grade section

    To enlarge the marking guide:

    Option 1

    Click the Zoom in/out of region icon (in the grade section)

    zoom in out of region

    Option 2

    Click the Collapse review panel button (bottom right of page)

    collapse review panel button

    Click the Restore default layout (middle) button after you have finished marking


  3. Click in the text box underneath the criterion to type any comments and/or click the Insert frequently used comment button if comments were set up when building the marking guide

    marking guide comment

  4. Click in the grade box to provide a mark for the criterion

    marking guide mark

  5. Continue including comments and a grade for all criterion
  1. Save your changes
Warning: Feedback comments will NOT be saved unless all the other fields have valid entries.


Mark a forum using an online marking guide

  1. Open the forum and click the Grade users button
    Grade users button

  2. To search for a particular student to mark, click the magnifying glass icon in the top right corner of the grading area, or use the arrow buttons to move through students sequentially
    Find students to mark

  3. The marking guide will appear in the grading area on the right 
    Marking guide grading - forum

  4. Enter a grade in the Score out of ... text box and any feedback in the Additional comments text box for all criterion
    Enter mark and comment

  5. Click the Save button (top right of screen)
    Save button
    The Close button returns you to the forum activity

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