After you've graded your student's last discussion postings, assignments, projects, papers, and/or tests, check out these five important Sakai grading tips..(if you need help with other grading tasks, see Resources below)
New Gradebook Tips
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- What are your course letter grade/point values? At the top of the new Gradebook, click the Settings tab, then the Grading Schema link.
- You can change your Grade Type (click on the drop-down) and/or
- You can change your Grade Point minimum's (our default grade is a "Letter Grades", based on a 10 point scale).
- After updates, click Save Changes.
- If you need to make a change, click in the lower right corner of the Gradebook item "title box" on the drop down arrow, then click Edit Item Details.
- After making updates (such as checking beside "Release Item to students?" and "Include item in course grade calculations?", click Save Changes.
The Gradebook *does not include* ungraded gradebook items in the final course grade. Students could get a higher course grade:
- Be careful: Only do this after finishing ALL of your grading!
- In the Gradebook, in the Course Grade "title box", click on the drop down arrow in the right corner, click on Set Zero Score for Empty cells.
- Your students grades will be recalculated.
- In the Gradebook, beside a student's name, click on the Course Grade drop down arrow.
- DO NOT DO THIS FOR EVERY STUDENT's GRADE!
- Click Course Grade Override.
- Enter the student's new letter grade in the Grade Override box
- Click Save Course Grade Override. FYI:If your student's grade was 89.77, and you updated the B to an A letter grade, the number grade will now display as 90.
- Click the check box beside Display final course grade to students.
- Click beside Letter Grade and/or Percentage (unless using Points).
- Click Save Changes