Learn@Illinois Moodle - Putting an Activity into a Gradebook Category

You can put an activity into a gradebook category by (1) editing the activity settings, (2) using the checkbox in the gradebook setup, or (3) using the up-down arrow in the gradebook setup.

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Selecting the Gradebook Category of an Activity within the Activity Settings

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 cateogry", select the category for the activity.
    Edit Grade Category
  3. Click a Save button.
    Save buttons screenshot

Putting Existing Activities into a Gradebook Category through the 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. Click the checkboxes in the last column of the activity rows you would like to categorize. 
  2. 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. 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
  2. Click on the new location that you would like to move the quiz to.
    Moving Quiz 2 to a new location
    Now Quiz 2 has been moved inside the Quizzes category just after Quiz 1.

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:2018-08-06 12:51 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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