1. Gradebook Basics
Thecan be accessed from the block in the left hand column of the unit site. The Grades link provides access to the Grader report, while the setup link opens the settings for the .
The Grader report shows the Student grades are automatically added to the for the unit. Students are listed in the left hand column and each assessment task is listed horizontally across the page. The final column is for the Site (or Unit) Total for each student. as each assessment task is marked, but you can also enter grades manually on this page if editing is turned on (click button at top of page).
The first column in the Grade report, after the student names has two icons which relate to the student in that row (highlighted in blue below). Clicking on the first icon will display the User report for the student. This shows all assignment tasks and the grades the student has received to date. The second links to a Single view page for the student. This page can be used to override grades for students if required.
Manually enter grades
You can manually enter grades for assignments directly into the by entering the grade in the box. You can also click the Edit grade icon (looks like a pencil) to go to the grading page for individual students.
Manually enter feedback
The feedback column in the is hidden by default, so a settings change is required to make it visible. From the Grader report, click on Setup > Preferences: Grader report. In the General section, change the setting for Show quick feedback to Yes. Click Save changes.
The feedback column will appear (with editing turned on):
Feedback can be entered directly into the box, or via the assignment grades page, by clicking the Edit grade (pencil) icon above the text box.
Export and import grades
In theblock on the left of the , there are options to Export the . The most common use of this is to export to an Excel spreadsheet. Grades can be entered offline into the spreadsheet and imported again using the Import function (also in the block). These functions are also available from the drop down menu at the top of the page, and through the tabs that display above the (this is covered in more detail later in this resource).
The Callista Grade Export, is set as an optional export method in all Schools except the School of Education. Go to Moodle to Callista Export to learn more about exporting grades to Callista.