LEO: How Do I - Set up the Gradebook (Faculty)

When creating your gradebook, please be mindful to associate grade items for assignments, discussions and quizzes prior to the start of your course. For more information on how to associate grade items, please refer to the following articles.

LEO: How Do I - Associate a Grade Item with an Assignment (Faculty)
LEO: How Do I - Associate a Grade Item to a Discussion Topic (Faculty)
LEO: How Do I - Associate a Grade Item with a Quiz (Faculty)
  1. From the Course Home page, click the My Tools drop down menu then select Grades
  2. Click the Setup Wizard tab.
  3. Click Start at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Choose  one of the following Grading System:
    • Weighted
    • Points
    • Formula
  5. Click Continue.
  6. On the Final Grade Released page, select one of the following Release options:
    • Calculated Final Grade: Based on the grading formula set in the grade book. Cannot be adjusted without editing grade item scores.
    • Adjusted Final Grade: Allows you to modify or adjust users' grades before releasing them. 
  7. Click Continue.
  8. On the Grade Calculations page, select one of the following for Ungraded Items:
    • Drop ungraded items: Items that do not have a grade inputted are not counted in final grade. 
    • Treat ungraded items as 0: Items that do not have a grade inputted are counted as 0 in the final grade. 
  9. If applicable, click the check box next to Automatically keep final grade updated
  10. Click Continue
  11. On the Choose Default Grade Scheme page, select the Default Scheme then click Continue. 
  12. Select the Number of decimal places to display on the Managing View Display Options page and the click Continue.
  13. On the student View Display Options page, if applicable, select one or more of the following Grade Details:
    • Points grade: Determines whether Points grade value associated with a grade item is displayed in the student view of grades.
    • Grade scheme symbol: Determines whether the Grade scheme symbol associated with the grade item is displayed in the student view of grades.
    • Grade scheme color: Determines whether the grade scheme color associated with the grade is displayed in the student view of grades. Can only be displayed if the grade scheme symbol is also displayed. 
  14. You can elect to edit the sections Decimals Displayed and Characters Displayed if the default does not match your requirements.
  15. If applicable, click the check box next to Display final grade calculations to users
  16. Click Continue
  17. Review the Grades Setup Summary page.
  18. Click Finish to save your work or click Go Back to make changes.