Learn@Illinois Moodle - Adding a Manual Gradebook Item

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

For a permanent link to this information, please use: http://go.illinois.edu/MoodleAddGradeItem
  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.
  5. If you have already created gradebook categories, you can select the corresponding category from the list as you create the item. 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.
    Select a category
  6. Click the Save changes button.
    Save changes button screenshot
    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:2018-10-31 13:20 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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