Student Grades and Instructor Gradebook

Students

My Grades

Students have a tool My Grades that will show progress in a course

  1. Open the Course Tools area
  2. Select My Grades

    My Grades
  3. On the My Grades you will two kinds of markings
    • Graded Items
      Shown as a score
    • Ungraded Items
      Shown as an exclamation Mark (!)

      Grading Marks

Instructors Course Gradebook

Grading Assignments

Grading a Single Assignment for One Student

  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. In the Assessment area, click on Gradebook

    Gradebook Screenshot

  3. After a student submits an assignment, you will see an exclamation mark(!)
  4. Click on the exclamation mark(!)

    Modify Grade Screenshot

  5. There are five sections on this page:

    Assignment Information
    In this section you can see both the name and instructions for this item. You also have the option to clear the attempt. Generally speaking, this option is only used if a student has submitted the wrong assignment

    Assignment Information

    User's Work
    In this section you will see the user comments and any file attachments. To open any attachments, click on the name of the file

    User's Work Screenshot

    Feedback to User
    To enter a grade, click in the grade box, delete the exclamination mark (!), and enter your grade
    If you wish to give the student feedback, you can either type your comment in the Comments box, or upload their assignments with comments inside the document

    User feedback Screenshot

    Instructor’s Notes
    Any information that you add in this section will for your eyes only

    Instructor's Notes Screenshot

    Submit
    You can submit the graded assignment here. Once you have graded an item, the student will be able to see it using My Tools

Export/Download Multiple Assignments including Attachments

There will be times when you want to grade student work, but will not have an Internet connection. You can Export/Download the files that you want, along with the attachments.

  1. Go to the Control Panel.
  2. Under Assessments, click Gradebook.
  3. In the Gradebook, select the name of the assignment

    Select Assignment Screenshot

  4. On the Item Options screen select Item Download
  5. On the Download Assignment page, select the students and click Submit.

    Select Students Screenshot

  6. On the Download Assignment, click on the Download Assignments Now link

    Download Screenshot

  7. The student submission files are packaged as a .zip file. When asked, click on the Save button. You will then have to designate the location

    Dialog Screenshot

    The zipped files looks like this:



  8. When you open the zip file, you will see each student's files. The naming convention is Assignment name_username_filename.

    Zip File Naming Convention Screenshot

  9. Extract or open the files and review them.
    Optionally make inline changes/comments within appropriate files (such as Word). Attach your revised file(s) when grading the student's assignment via the Gradebook.
Reset an Assignment Grade

On occasion, you will need to reset a student's grade on an assignment. For assignments, a student has either submitted the wrong assignment or had some problem upload a file.

  1. Go to the Control Panel.
  2. Under Assessments, click Gradebook.
  3. In the Gradebook, select the student

    Select Student Screenshot

  4. Select User Grade List

    User Grade List Screenshot

  5. Click on the View button to the right of the assignment

    View Button Screenshot

  6. Change the grade, and click Submit

    Change Grade Screenshot
Changing Points for a Test

If a student gets locked out of his test attempt, you may clear the attempt and let the student retake the test (All answers will be lost).

  1. Go to the Control Panel.
  2. Under Assessments, click Gradebook.
  3. locate the Lock, and click on it

    Lock Test Screenshot

  4. Click on the Clear Attempt link

    Modify Grade Screenshot
  5. You will be asked to confirm your decision, click on the OK

    Conformation Dialog Screenshot

  6. You will be returned to the gradebook, where the test has been cleared
  7. For the student to retake the exam, it must be started from the beginning
View a Summary of all Grades for a Student
  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. In the Assessment area, click on Gradebook

    Gradebook Screenshot

  3. Click on the Student Name

    Select Student Screenshot

  4. Select User Grade List

    User Grade List Screenshot