Gradebook - change the layout of grades

Gradebook iconThis relates to the Gradebook.

This page has instructions on changing how grades are ordered in the gradebook. It is the partner page to Gradebook setup - changing the formatting of grades.


Change the order of items in the gradebook

  1. In the gradebook, click on the Setup tab, then the Gradebook setup link.
    Gradebook setup tab

  2. Click on the arrow icon to the left of the activity you want to move.
    The assessments are in the order of 1, 3, 2. The arrow for assessment 2 is marked in this image with a red rectangle.
  3. A gap will appear between each activity. Click on the area where you want the activity to move to.


  4. The activity will now appear in that location.



Group activities into categories to improve navigation

Categories can be used to group similar items together, such as weekly quizzes or assessments that don't contribute to the topic total. Categories can also be used to calculate a grade when some of a group of assessments contribute to the topic total (e.g. the highest 3 out of 5 quizzes)

  1. In the gradebook, click on the Setup tab, then the Gradebook setup link.
    Gradebook setup tab

  2. Click on the Add category button, which will appear under the list of assessments.

  3. Give the category a name, and click on the Save changes button.

  4. To move grade items into the newly created category, select the check box next to the far right of the item (1) and use the Move selected items to menu (2) to move the items into the category you just created.

    Move items into a category

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