Weighted Grade Categories


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  1. From the top, right-​hand corner of the screen on the Navigation Bar, select Grades.
  2. If necessary, select Manage Grades from grades toolbar.
  3. Select New.
  4. Select Category.
  5. Enter a Name for the category.
  6. Enter a Percentage Weight for the category. The default is 10%. 

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The weight of grade items within a category must add up to 100% for that individual grade category.

  7. Select a Distribution Option.

    NOTE: eLearning recommends using the Distribute weights by points across all items in the category” option.
    NOTE: Grades must be distributed evenly to use the drop lowest or highest grade functions.


  8. Select Save & Close.

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