Adding & Grading a Grade Item in Moodle

Adding a Grade Item

Adding a Grade Item in your gradebook provides you a place to grade any offline activities, such as a presentation given in class, participation points, or other homework and quizzes handed in as a physical copy.

Step 1: From within your course in Moodle, select Grades from the Navigation block menu.
Accessing the Moodle Gradebook User ReportStep 2: Select the Setup tab and make sure the tab below it is set to Gradebook setup.
Creating a CategoryStep 3: Scroll to the bottom and click the Add grade item button at the bottom of the page.
Add a Grade ItemStep 4: Fill in the Item name and Maximum grade.

Step 5: If you have categories setup in your course, you will see a Parent category setting. Use the Grade category drop down menu to tell Moodle what category your added grade item should be placed under.
Add to CategoryStep 6: Click the Save changes button at the bottom.

Adding a Grade to the Gradebook

Step 1: In your gradebook, select the View tab and make sure the tab below it is set to Grader report.
Grader ReportStep 2: Click in the box corresponding to the student and item you would like to enter a grade for. After you click, you may notice one or two boxes activated, this depends on whether you have feedback turned on.
Grading BoxesStep 3: Type the grade/points into the first box, and any feedback into the second box. The grade will be automatically recorded for the student.

For Moodle help, contact the NMC Technology Helpdesk at 231-995-3020

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