Learn@Illinois Moodle - Adding a Manual Gradebook Item

If an activity is outside of Moodle, you can add a grade item in the gradebook.

  1. In the Administration block, click on Gradebook setup.
    Gradebook setup

  2. Click the Add grade item button.
    Add grade item

  3. Complete the following:
    • Name the item (e.g. Week 4 Homework).
    • Change the "Maximum grade" to the desired score (i.e. If this is graded out of 7 points, set this to 7).
    • Retain the default settings for the remaining fields.
    • Click Save changes.
    Naming the gradebook item
  4. If you are using gradebook categories, make sure to move the item into a category.
    • If you have already created gradebook categories, you can select the corresponding category from the list as you create the item:
      Select a category
    • Otherwise, the new gradebook will be at the bottom of the gradebook by default. See our Putting an Activity into a Category page for instructions on how to do this.
  5. Save changes.
Note: To manually enter grades for manual gradebook items, click on "Single view" in the gradebook Administration block and select it from the drop-down list.

Keywords:grade item, grades, record grade   Doc ID:78549
Owner:ATLAS-TLT .Group:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
Created:2017-12-05 14:46 CDTUpdated:2018-05-21 14:37 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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