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How do I weight grades in Gradebook Classic?

In Gradebook Classic, choose  “Gradebook Setup” Under “Categories & Weighting”, choose Categories & Weighting. In the text box that appears, type a name for the category you’re adding. Note: To create more than one category, click Add a Category. Next to each category name, under “%”, enter a number representing that category’s percentage of the…Read More

How do I hide grades from students in Gradebook?

If you are using Gradebook Classic, please see How do I hide grades from students in Gradebook Classic? In the Gradebook, grades from individual assessments, or the entire course grade can be hidden from students. To hide the course grade, go to Gradebook – Settings – Grade Release Rules and uncheck “Display final course grade…Read More

How do I drop the lowest or highest grades in a category in Gradebook classic

In Gradebook Classic – Gradebook Setup, choose Categories and Weighting.  A menu will open, below, where you can Enable Drop Lowest/Drop Highest/Keep Highest and then define the categories to which you want to apply the rule.  

What is the difference between Gradebook and Gradebook Classic?

A new Gradebook was made available in the Sakai 11 update. This is now the default tool that will appear in all sites. Gradebook Classic will remain as a tool option for the coming few semesters in case you would like to have it in your course. For now, only Gradebook Classic supports official grade…Read More

How to prepare course grades in the Gradebook (Sakai 11)

Looking for information about preparing grades in Gradebook Classic? Course grade calculations are automated through the Gradebook tool. Following the steps below will ensure that your students’ work is properly recorded and that the course grade calculations are correct. Please note that final grades should be entered in the registrar’s system, DukeHub. They do not…Read More

How do I hide grades from students in Gradebook Classic?

These instructions are for Gradebook Classic. If you are using Gradebook, please see these instructions.   In the Gradebook, grades from individual assessments, or the entire course grade can be hidden from students. To hide the course grade, go to Gradebook Classic – Course Grade Schema and uncheck “Display course grade to students now”. If…Read More

How can students view comments that instructors provide on their assignments?

From Gradebook, for Assignments, students can see grades and some instructor comments. To see additional instructor comments and instructor attachments on graded Assignments, students need to go to Assignments, and click on an appropriate assignment. The “Returned” in red next to the assignment’s title indicates the assignment has been graded and is ready for students…Read More

Gradebook Basics

View detailed Sakai 11 Gradebook documentation Features Scores may either be entered manually or sent directly from tools within Sakai (Forums, Assignments, Lessons, Tests and Quizzes). Instructors have the ability to enable categories and weighting, drop highest/lowest grades in any category, create extra credit items, and override any course grade. It is possible to export/import…Read More

Why can’t I see any students when grading?

1. If you are a teaching assistant who cannot see students in the Gradebook, Assignments or Tests and Quizzes, you may not have any grading permissions. For teaching assistants, the default setting for grading is none. The instructor or TA must set the correct permissions before the TA can view the appropriate students in Assignments,…Read More

Why can’t I import grades into Gradebook Classic?

There are two main reasons why Import Grades in Gradebook Classic is not working. 1. If you are a TA who hasn’t been assigned grading permissions for a particular section or class, you will receive error messages when trying to upload grades into Gradebook. A TA’s grading permissions will need to be set before they…Read More