Category Archives: Gradebook

The Moodle Gradebook can be used to manage course grades online. Advantages to using the Gradebook include: students have private access to their grades at all times, and can track their progress over the semester; grades for Moodle activities such as assignments and quizzes are automatically added to the Gradebook after scoring; customized grading schemes and scales can be used; faculty control the visibility of grades; and the Gradebook allows for personalized feedback to each student.

Gradebook Weighting

The Moodle gradebook offers quite a bit of flexibility in setting up your grading method. There are numerous ways you can aggregate grades such as Simple weighted mean of grades, Weighted mean of grades, and natural. The most common aggregation method is weighted mean of grades. Using this method you can determine how much weight… More

Viewing the Gradebook

There are numerous views and screens available of the Moodle gradebook, but only a few are commonly used. When you first access the Gradebook by clicking on Grades under Course Administration, the Grader Report view is shown as the default. ¬†This view shows all the grades for all the students in the course, with scrollbars… More

Grade columns not showing in Gradebook

When working with categories in the Moodle Gradebook, you may find that not all the grade item columns and category totals are showing in the grader report.¬† This is due to the different views for the columns, and can be easily fixed. The top row of the grader report shows the course name, and the… More