Grades — Setup Wizard

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To learn more about using the Grade Setup Wizard in D2L, view the following instructional video: Using the Grades Setup Wizard in Desire2Learn on the Grades Instructional Video Page.

If you have not previously setup your course gradebook, you will need to do so by completing the Gradebook Setup Wizard. Follow the steps below:

  1. From the top, right-​hand corner of the screen on the Navigation Bar, select Grades.
  2. Select Start.

Step 1: Choose Grading System

  1. Select from Weighted, Points, or Formula.
  2. Select Continue.

Step 2: Final Grade Released 

  1. Select Calculated Final Grade or Adjusted Final Grade.

    Note: It is recommended to use Calculated Final Grade as this allows students to track their grade throughout the semester.
  2. Select the checkbox to Automatically Release Final Grade.

    Note:
    This will release the final grade to allow students to track their grade throughout the semester.
  3. Select Continue.

Step 3: Grade Calculations

  1. Select from Drop Ungraded Items or Treat Ungraded Items as 0.
  2. Check Automatically Keep Final Grade Updated.
  3. Select Continue.

Step 4: Choose Default Grade Scheme

  1. Select from Percentage, 4.0, or Writing Scheme.

    Note: Percentage is the most recognized option by students.
  2. Select Continue.

Step 5: Managing View Display Options

  1. Enter the Decimal Places to display.

    Note: Two decimal places is the most common.
  2. Select Continue.

Step 6: Student View Display Options

  1. Select from Points Grade, Grade Scheme Symbol, and/​or Grade Scheme Color.
  2. For Decimals Displayed, enter the number of decimals to display to students.

    Note: The default is set at 2.
  3. For Character Displayed, enter the number of characters to display to students for Text items.

    Note: The default is set at 15.
  4. For Final Grade Calculation, select the checkbox for Display final grade calculation to users.
  5. Select Continue.
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Step 7: Grades Setup Summary

  1. Review the Grades Setup Summary.
  2. Select Finish to complete the gradebook setup, or Go Back if changes need to be made.
  3. Select Manage Grades at the top of the screen to begin to build your gradebook.


Come visit the eLearning team in TLC 427 for assistance.
If you are unable to visit in person, please contact us by email
at lcc_​elearning@​lcc.​edu, or by phone at (517) 4831839.

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