Alamo Colleges District

Gradebook: Overview and Using

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The Gradebook helps instructors easily view and enter grades for students.

Only graded assignments, graded discussions, graded quizzes, and graded surveys that have been published display in the Gradebook. Not Graded Assignments, Ungraded Surveys, and Discussions without a grade are not included.

Accessing and viewing the Gradebook

In the course navigation, click on Grades.

In the course navigation click on Grades

Gradebook Overview

The top of the Gradebook includes global sorting options and settings you can use to organize your Gradebook [1], which will populate the selected student data [2] and assignment data [3].

There are three sections of the gradebook. Menu, student, and assignment areas.
Gradebook menu

The main Gradebook allows you to see all students, assignments, and grades. In the Gradebook menu, you can also switch between several options that are available:

Learning Mastery [1] displays the Learning Mastery Gradebook, which assesses outcome standards being used in Canvas courses. This gradebook is a course-level feature option.

Individual View [2] allows you to assess one student and one assignment at a time and is fully accessible for screen readers. Individual View currently does not support New Gradebook settings and options.

Gradebook History [3] displays the Gradebook History page, which logs recent grade changes in the course according to student, grader, assignment, and date.

You can switch between gradebooks at any time.

The gradebook menu shows Learning Mastery, Individual View, and Gradebook History.
View Menu

The View menu allows you to filter and sort the Gradebook according to several viewing options:

The actions menu shows the ability to sync grades to SIS, Import, and Export options.
Actions Menu

The Actions menu allows you to bulk manage student grades in the Gradebook, you can also import grades [2] and export grades [3].

Note: Currently the Gradebook Export CSV file data includes all Gradebook data regardless of filtered or sorting options.  Sync grades to SIS [1] isn't applicable to Alamo Colleges District.

The actions menu allows you to sync grades to SIS, import, and export grades.
View Gradebook Settings

The Gradebook Settings allow you to apply Late Policies or a Final Grade Override in your course.

Click on the cog menu to access the gradebook settings
View Late Policies

The Late Policies tab allows you to apply late policies in your course.

The Missing Submission policy allows you to automatically apply a grade for submissions labeled as Missing [1]. A submission is labeled Missing when the due date has passed and the assignment has not been submitted.

The Late Submission policy allows you to automatically apply a defined penalty to submissions with a status of Late [2]. A submission is labeled Late when it is submitted past the due date. Additionally, you can define a threshold under which a student will not be scored, regardless of how late the submission is when submitted.

Late policies include missing and late submission policies


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