Set Up Your Moodle Gradebook with Weighted Grades

Follow the directions below if you want to use Moodle to display weighted grades in your course.

For instance, in your course you have the following grading breakdown:

  • Participation - 10%
  • Homework - 30%
  • Quizzes - 20%
  • Written Papers - 20%
  • Final Exam - 20%

1.) In your Moodle course, click on 'Grades' in the Administration block

An image of the administration block, with grades circled.

2.) Click on 'Setup'

An image showing the location of setup, which is circled.

3.) In the row that states the name of your course, click the 'Edit' button (1) and (2) 'Edit settings' (2)

An image of a course, indicating the locations of edit (1) and edit settings (2).

4.) Select the aggregation option of 'Weighted mean of grades'

An image of the grade category section, with weighted mean of grades circled.

  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click 'Save changes.'

5.) When you add grade items or categories into your course, you will see a 'Weights' column appear

An image of the course assignments with the weights column circled.

  • This is where you enter in the weight for each category or item within your course.
  • If you have any questions about weighted grades in your Moodle course, please contact the Technology Service Desk at 278-5200.


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