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 the Navigation box, the Grader Report view is shown as the default.
This view shows all the grades for all the students in the course, with scrollbars along the right side and bottom for classes with a large number of students and/or assignments. To sort the students by a grade column, click on the arrow symbol next to the column name. This will allow you to toggle between ascending and descending views of the grade column. Continue reading “Viewing the Gradebook”
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 Mean of grades, Weighted mean of grades, and Natural. We suggest you review the calculations behind the aggregation methods before setting up your gradebook, as there is so much variety. Continue reading “Gradebook Weighting”
Most of the quiz question options in Moodle are automatically graded, and the point options are set when the question is graded. However, for essay questions, the instructor will need to manually grade the submitted answers by following these instructions.
Continue reading “Grading an Essay Question in a Moodle Quiz”
Responses created by students within forums are able to be graded through ratings within the discussion forum. This system allows instructors and teaching assistants to rate selected responses which will then be graded based on the forum’s settings. Continue reading “Setting up a Graded Discussion Forum”
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. Continue reading “Grade columns not showing in Gradebook”
Student results from Poll Everywhere surveys and quizzes can now be integrated with the Moodle Gradebook. For information on how to use Poll Everywhere in your class, start with this post.
After you have created a set of polls (questions), you will first need to create a class participant list in your Poll Everywhere account. Continue reading “Integrating Poll Everywhere with Moodle Gradebook”