Grading Assignment Submissions Using Rubrics

Navigate to the Grade Book. From the Manage Grades tab, select the drop-​​down menu for the appropriate Assignment Folder. Select Enter Grades. Select the Submission icon. Select the file link(s) to view the submission. Under the Evaluation section, select the Title of the Rubric. Select the appropriate Radio Button for the level of achievement earned […]

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June 14th, 2017

Exempting a Grade Item

Instructors can exempt a student from a single grade item. Exemptions are made when entering a grade for an individual item. When a grade item is exempt it will not count against the student as the grade item does not count towards the final calculated grade. When an instructor exempts a grade item for a […]

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May 11th, 2017

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Enter Feedback for a Grade Item

From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Enter Grades. Locate the grade item you wish to enter feedback for, select the drop-​​down menu, then select Enter Grades. Select the Feedback icon for a user. Enter feedback for the user in the text field. Select Save. NOTE: Repeat process for each user. Was this Helpful ? […]

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March 14th, 2017

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Accessing Dropped Student Grades and Attendance

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Select Classlist from the Communication drop-​​down menu. Select the Enrollment Statistics button. Scroll down the page to the Withdrawals section. Locate the student from the Withdrawals list. NOTE: View the Last Accessed Column to view the date the student last logged into the course. Select the drop-​​down menu next to the student name. Select to […]

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Grade Pattern (Large Format)

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The Grade Pattern Report is a heat map that shows grade results as a percent for grade items in an org unit. This large format report is optimized for courses with greater than 30 students. From the Course Progress menu, select Insights Portal. Select Grade Patterns (Large Format). Under Report Filters, select Select Values. Select […]

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Importing Grades — Uploading the File

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NOTE: Only Numeric, Pass/​​​Fail, Selectbox, Text grade items, and the Final Adjusted Grade can be imported. The Final Calculated Grade will automatically be updated based on the imported grade data.   From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Enter Grades. Select Import. Select Choose File (Safari and Chrome) or Browse (Firefox and IE). Navigate to […]

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Importing Grades — Preparing the File

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NOTE: Grade Categories must be created within D2L. If you wish to have your grade items organized into categories, it is recommended that you create the Grade Categories prior to importing. For instructions on creating Grade Categories, please visit Creating Grade Categories and Items.   Working from a spreadsheet file, such as Excel, follow the […]

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Weighted Grade Items

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The weight of all items within a category must total 100%. From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Manage Grades. Select New, then select Item. Select the Grade Item Type you wish to use. NOTE: The most commonly used grade item type is Numeric. Enter a Name for the grade item. BEST PRACTICE: […]

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Weighted Grade Categories

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NOTE: In order to create weighted grade categories, the course gradebook must be set up as a weighted gradebook. For instructions on setting up a weighted gradebook, see the instructions for the Grades Setup Wizard. From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Manage Grades. Select New, then select Category. Enter a Name for the category. […]

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Exporting Grades

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To learn more about Exporting Grades in D2L, view the following instructional video: Grades Instructional Videos   From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Enter Grades. Select Export. Select the Radio Button next to the Key Field option you wish to use. NOTE: Org Defined ID will display a Banner Number. Select the Checkbox next […]

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Releasing Final Grades

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To learn more about Releasing Final Grades in D2L, view the following instructional video: Grades Instructional Videos. BEST PRACTICE: Releasing the Final Grade at the start of a course will allow users to track their overall grade throughout the semester. From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Enter Grades. Locate the Final Calculated Grade Column […]

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Entering Grades

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To learn more about Entering Grades in D2L, view the following instructional video: Grades Instructional Videos From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Enter Grades. Select Switch to Spreadsheet View if you are not already in this mode. Enter Grades for each assignment and user. Select Save. Select Yes to confirm. Was this Helpful ? […]

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Linking to Grade Items

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Navigate to the Assignment Folder, Discussion, or Quiz you wish to link to the gradebook. From the drop-​​down menu next to the item title, select Edit. For Quizzes and Discussions: From the Assessments Tab, scroll down to the Grade Item section. For Assignment Folders: From the Properties Tab, scroll down to the Grade Item section. […]

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Bonus Grade Items

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NOTE: To place a bonus item within a gradebook category, the category settings must be changed to allow the total category points to exceed the total required points. See instructions below for Changing Category Settings to Accept Bonus Items. Making a Grade Item a Bonus Item From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Manage Grades. […]

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Creating Grade Categories and Items

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To learn more about Creating Grade Categories and Items in D2L, view the following instructional video: Grades Instructional Videos To Create a New Grade Category From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Select Manage Grades. Select New, then select Category. Enter a Name for the category. Adjust the Grading and Display Options, as needed. Select Save […]

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Grading Discussions

To learn more about assessing Discussions in D2L, view the following instructional videos: Discussions (Instructional Videos) BEST PRACTICE: To prohibit students from posting to a Forum or Topic after a deadline has passed, it is recommended to lock the Forum or Topic instead of hiding it as this will allow students to view existing posts […]

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Reporting for Students with W or 0.0 Grade

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If the student is receiving a 0.0, the student may not have been dropped from the course site. Follow these steps to view the date a student last accessed your D2L course: From the Communication menu, select Classlist. Scroll to view the Last Accessed column of the classlist. If the student is receiving a W, […]

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Grades Setup Wizard

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To learn more about the Grades Setup Wizard, view the following instructional video: Using the Grades Setup Wizard in D2L Instructional Video. If you have not previously setup your course gradebook, you will need to do so by working through the Gradebook Setup Wizard: Getting Started: From the Navigation Bar, select Grades. Scroll down and […]

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