Creating calculated grade items

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Display a user’s cumulative achievement across multiple grade items with a calculated grade item.

Please Note

  • Calculated grade items cannot belong to a category.
  • Calculated grade items cannot contribute to the calculated final grade.

Create a calculated grade item

  1. On the Manage Grades page, click Item from the New button.
  2. Select Calculated.
  3. Enter a Name for the grade item.
  4. You can enter a Short Name to display in the grade book.
  5. Enter a Description of the grade item. If you want to make the description available to users, select Allow users to view grade item description.
  6. If you want users’ grades to be able to exceed the total value of the item, select Can Exceed.
  7. Select a Grade Scheme to associate with the item.
  8. In the Calculation section, select the check boxes beside the items you want to include in the calculation. Clicking a category selects all grade items in the category. Clicking the check box at the top or bottom of the list selects all items.
  9. Select a Milestone Grade Calculation or Final Grade Calculation method (these options are not available in a Points grading system).
  10. You can click Add Rubric to add a rubric, or click the Create Rubric in New Window link to create a new rubric.
  11. Select Display Options.
  12. Click Save and Close.

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