Learn@Illinois Moodle - Moving an Activity into a Gradebook Folder ("Category")

A gradebook category refers to folders on the Gradebook setup page used to sort the gradebook such as "Homework", "Quizzes", etc. You can put an activity into a gradebook category (1) in the activity's settings, (2) in Gradebook setup using the checkboxes, or (3) in Gradebook setup using the up-down arrows.

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In Edit Settings for the Activity

If you have already set up the gradebook categories, you can select the grade category from a drop-down menu within an activity's settings.

  1. In the activity, click Edit settings.
    Edit settings screenshot
  2. Expand the "Grade" section and in the "Grade category", select the category for the activity.
    Edit Grade Category
  3. Click a Save button.
    Save buttons screenshot

In Gradebook Setup

There are two options for moving activities on the Gradebook setup main page. You can either use the checkbox method or the gray up-down arrow icon Up-down Arrow method.

Checkbox Method

The checkbox method is recommended for moving multiple activities into a new category.

  1. From the main course page, in the Administration block on the upper left, click Gradebook setup.
  2. Click the checkboxes in the last column of the activity rows you would like to categorize. 
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and in the "Move selected items to" drop-down menu, select the category you would like the activities moved to.

Move to assignment category in gradebook - checkbox

The activities will now appear in the new category.

Up-down ArrowUp-down Arrow Method

  1. From the main course page, in the Administration block on the upper left, click Gradebook setup.
  2. Click on the gray up-down arrow icon to the left of the activity/item that you want to move.
    Click the up-down arrow to the left of Quiz 2
  3. Click on the new location that you would like to move the quiz to.
    Move the quiz to the new location

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Keywords:grade, grading, categories, category, activities, move, moving, organizing, organize   Doc ID:78340
Owner:ATLAS-TLT .Group:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
Created:2017-11-20 17:46 CDTUpdated:2019-04-22 10:59 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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