Class Information

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Moodle How-to: Gradebook Setup
Gregory Brignac


Date: 04/22/2024  01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location: Zoom   Zoom 1

Course Description

General topics covered in this course include:

  • Organizing the gradebook 
    • Admin menu > Grades vs. Gradebook Setup 
    • How to control what items appear in the Gradebook 
      • Moodle graded activity 
      • Manually creating gradebook items / categories 
        • Create Moodle graded activities first (to avoid duplicates) 
        • Create categories (Assignments, Quizzes) 
          • Keep Highest / drop lowest 
          • Exclude empty grades 
    • Moving items / categories (move icon vs. checkboxes) 
    • Setting aggregation methods - gradebook vs. Category 
      • Custom Weights - change item weight = yes, change cat max grade = yes 
      • Weight by Points - change item weight = no, change cat max grade = yes 
      • Natural - change item weight = yes, change cat max grade = no 
  • Extra Credit - category vs. Grade item 

This course will be facilitated via Zoom (join URL below).  It will take approximately 1 hour and covers the necessary steps needed to prepare your Moodle gradebook for use during the upcoming semester.

Join Zoom Meeting:  https://lsu.zoom.us/j/97242642860