Excluding grade items from the final grade

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It is possible to evaluate and record grades for grade items that you don’t want included in users’ final grades. For example, you could evaluate practice assignments or course participation even though they are not included in users’ final grades so that users get ongoing feedback and support.

Exclude a grade item or category in the weighted system

  1. On the Manage Grades page, click on the name of the grade item or category you want to edit.
  2. Set the Max. Points to whatever value you want to evaluate the item or category out of.
  3. Set the Weight to 0%.
  4. Click Save.

Exclude a grade item or category in the points system

  1. On the Manage Grades page, click on the name of the grade item or category you want to edit.
  2. Select the Exclude from Final Grade Calculation option.
  3. Click Save.

Notes

  • Items are excluded from both the calculated and adjusted final grades.
  • You cannot use excluded points grade items in calculated grade items.

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