For more detailed instructions, please refer to the Gradebook and Gradebook 2 Help Documents.

Add Items

Gradebook
  1. Click on the tab for the site you wish to modify.
  2. Click on the Gradebook link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  3. Click on the Add Gradebook Items(s) button below the Gradebook Items heading.
  4. Enter the item's Title, and Point Value or Relative Weight.
  5. Enter the Due Date and/or Category if your Gradebook has categories. These two settings are not required to add a new item.
  6. If you wish to share the scores for this item, check the box next to Release this item to Students. If you wish to have this item included in the grading calculations, check the box next to Include this item in course grade calculations. If you have categories in your gradebook, a category must be selected before this option becomes available. These two settings are not required to add a new item.
  7. When you have entered all the Gradebook items you wish to create, click on the Add Item(s) button to save.

If you wish to add multiple items at the same time, click the Add Another Gradebook Item link below all the available options on the Add Gradebook Item(s) page.

Gradebook 2
  1. Click on the tab for the site you wish to modify.
  2. Click on the Gradebook 2 link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  3. Click on the File menu item (located below the Gradebook 2 title at the top of the page) and then select New Item.
  4. Enter the Gradebook item's Name, Category if your are using categories in your Gradebook, and Points. Entering a Due Date is optional.
  5. Check the box next to Include in grade to include the item in the final course grade calculation.
  6. Check the box next to Extra Credit for the item to count as extra credit.
  7. Check the box next to Release scores to release the grade for this item for your students to see.
  8. Check the box next to Give ungraded no credit to have give all students with ungraded, blank entries, a score of zero.
  9. Click on the Add/Close button to save your Gradebook item when you are finished.
  10. If you wish to create an additional Gradebook item, click the Add button. This will save your current item and allow you to begin creating an additional item.

Import Grades

Gradebook
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. At the top under the Gradebook title click the Import Grades action button.
  3. Click Browse button or Choose File button and select the CSV or XLS file you wish to import.
  4. Click the Continue button once you have added the file.
  5. Click the Import Spreadsheet.
  6. On the next page, click the OK button on the next page once you have confirmed the data.
Gradebook 2
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook 2 link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the Tools menu item and select Import.
  3. Click Browse and select the CSV or XLS file from your local file system.
  4. Click Next to continue.
  5. Confirm the imported data by clicking the Done button.

Export Grades

Gradebook
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Under the Gradebook heading, click the All Grades action button.
  3. Gradebook data can be exported in 3 different formats, PDF, CSV, or Excel. Click the Export as PDF, Export as CSV, or Export as Excel button on the right above the grades table.
Gradebook 2
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook 2 link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the Tools menu item and select Export.
  3. Select whether you want to export Only Grades, Grades & Structures, or Grades, Structure & 9-digit student id.
  4. Select whether you would like to export the file in CSV format or inExcel format.

Release Grades to Students

Gradebook
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Next to title of the item you would like to release, click the Edit link.
  3. Click the check box next to the Release this item to Students.
  4. Click the Save Changes button.
Gradebook 2
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook 2 link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Double-click on the title of the item you would like to release.
  3. Check the box next to Release scores.
  4. Click Save/Close when finished.

Submit Grades to the Registrar

Gradebook
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the Submit Grades to the Registrar action button.
  3. Choose a course section from the drop down menu located below the red Please select a section paragraph.
  4. Confirm the grades and add any overrides or comments.
  5. Click the Send to Registrar button to submit the grades for the currently selected section.
    You must submit each section manually by selecting that section from the dropdown menu and clicking the Send to Registrar button while that section is displayed.
Gradebook 2
  1. Click on the Tools menu located below the Gradebook 2 title at the top of the page and select Submit to Registrar.
  2. Select a course section from the Currently displayed section drop down menu.
  3. Click Send to Registrar to send the grades to the registrar.
  4. Enter any comments for your students in the Comment column.
  5. Click Submit to send the currently displayed section's grades to the Registrar.
    You must submit each section manually by selecting that section from the dropdown menu and clicking the Send to Registrar button while that section is displayed.

Create an Extra Credit Item (Gradebook 2 ONLY)

  1. In your site, click the Gradebook 2 link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Double-Click on the title of the item you wish to make extra credit.
  3. Check the box next to Extra Credit.
  4. Click Save/Close when finished.

Set Up Categories

Gradebook
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the Gradebook Setup action button.
  3. Under the Categories & Weighting section, select either Categories only or Categories & Weighting.
  4. After the page refreshes, enter a names for the categories under the Category column. If you have chosen Categories & Weighting, enter the weights for the categories in the % column.
  5. Click the Add a Category link to add more categories.
  6. When finished, click the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page.
Gradebook 2
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook 2 link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the Edit menu item and select Gradebook Settings.
  3. In the Organize Gradebook using Category Style section, select Categories or Weighted Categories from drop down menu.
  4. Click the Save/Close button in the bottom right-hand corner.
  5. Click the File menu item and select New Category.
  6. Enter a name for the category and choose the desired options.
  7. Click the Add/Close button.

Drop a Grade in a Category

Gradebook
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the Gradebook Setup action button.
  3. Under the Categories & Weighting section, choose whether you would like to Enable Drop Highest, Enable Drop Lowest, and/or Enable Keep Highest.
  4. In the column that appears for the chosen drop option, enter the number of items within the category that you would like to drop.
  5. Click the Save Changes button.
Gradebook 2
  1. In your site, click the Gradebook 2 link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Double-click the title of the category for which you wish to drop the lowest grade.
  3. Enter the number of items you would like to drop from the category in the Drop lowest field.
  4. Click Save/Close when finished.

Upload Grades to Post'Em

  1. In your site, click the Post'Em link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the Add action button.
  3. On the next screen give a title for your file.
  4. Click Choose File or Browse to select the CSV file you want to upload.
  5. Check the box next to Release feedback to participants? if you would like your students to view the feedback.
  6. Click Post to post your file.

Note: The first column of your CSV file must contain individual usernames and the first row of your file must contain headings. Student IDs can be presented as NetIDs or as RUIDs.

Please refer to the Post'Em help documentat for more details.

Grade an Assignment

  1. In your site, click the Assignments or Assignments 2 link in the menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the Grade or View Submissions link below the assignment you wish to grade.
  3. If you are using Assignments, click the Grade link below a student's name to grade their assignment. If you are using Assignments 2, click on the students name, which is the link to grade the assignment.
  4. Scroll down and enter any comments and the student's grade.
  5. Click Save and Release to Student to save the grade and reveal the score to the student. If you would like to save the grade, but not release it to the student, click the Save and Don't Release to Student button in Assignments and the Save button in Assignments 2.

Refer to the Assignments and/or Assignments 2 for more details.

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