The following documentation will demonstrate how to use the Setup Wizard to establish your preferred grade book settings. This process is highly recommended when initially setting up a grade book. The Setup Wizard allows for a user to customize their grade book for their specific course needs, aiding in the creation of the entirety of the course structure.
Log into your course and from the Assessments drop-down menu click Grades.
The Grades Setup Wizard screen will appear. Click the Start button to begin setting up the course grade book.
Select a desired grading system, then click Continue. The three different grading systems are:
Choose how Final Grades will be released for a course, then click Continue. The two options for releasing grades are:
Set Grade Calculations for a course, then click Continue. Grade Calculation options include:
Choose a Grade Scheme and then click Continue.
*Note: This setting can be adjusted at a later time, but keep in mind that in order to upload grades to the registrar at the end of a semester a letter grade for each student is necessary. For more information on schemes visit the Understanding Grade Schemes page.
Enter the number of decimals to be assigned to grade calculations, then click Continue.
Set your Submission View Display settings, then click Continue. The Submission View is how students/users will see grades, and the options include:
Review the Grades Setup Summary. If satisfied, click Finish and your new grade book settings will take effect.