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Manually adding grades

From: Moodle 2.4 Essential Training

Video: Manually adding grades

Although we can use Moodle's automatic grading activities, such as assignments, we might sometimes want to add our own grades for tasks students might have done offline, or to grade an activity for which Moodle doesn't by default offer grading. So in this video, we're going to look at how we can add grade items manually to the grade book. So, to do this, we go into the Settings block, and we click the link Grades, and this takes us by default to the Grade Report. So we select from the drop-down, or you might have tabs, Categories and items - Full view, and, when we scroll down to the bottom, we see that we've got the option.

Manually adding grades

Although we can use Moodle's automatic grading activities, such as assignments, we might sometimes want to add our own grades for tasks students might have done offline, or to grade an activity for which Moodle doesn't by default offer grading. So in this video, we're going to look at how we can add grade items manually to the grade book. So, to do this, we go into the Settings block, and we click the link Grades, and this takes us by default to the Grade Report. So we select from the drop-down, or you might have tabs, Categories and items - Full view, and, when we scroll down to the bottom, we see that we've got the option.

Add grade item. And if we click that button. We can then give a name to the item, so we know what we're actually grading for. So let's call it Face to Face Presentation. There are other options we can set, for example a maximum or minimum grade, and because we've already set up a category in a previous video, we can choose the category into which we want this grade to go. So let's select the Wizard of Oz category and then click Save the changes.

Now if we go to the Grade a report we can now see that in the Wizard of Oz category we've got a manually added grade for a face to face presentation. An so, we would simply type in the grade which we want to give our students, for example, George here, for that particular activity. An so, in this video, we've learned how to add a grade item manually, to enable us to use Moodle's grade book for recording tasks done offline. Or else Moodle tasks which aren't automatically graded.

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  1. 3m 29s
    1. Welcome
      1m 13s
    2. Using the exercise files
      23s
    3. Surveying our project for this course
      1m 53s
  2. 24m 45s
    1. Obtaining Moodle
      3m 12s
    2. Logging in and moving around
      3m 28s
    3. Editing your profile
      2m 57s
    4. Using the text editor
      1m 58s
    5. Choosing your course layout
      3m 49s
    6. Setting up your course
      2m 24s
    7. Adding a banner
      3m 19s
    8. Adding a welcome message
      3m 38s
  3. 5m 58s
    1. Announcing course events
      1m 50s
    2. Using the calendar
      2m 19s
    3. Adding events blocks
      1m 49s
  4. 21m 8s
    1. Uploading your course information
      3m 56s
    2. Understanding the edit icons
      2m 35s
    3. Uploading a folder of exam papers
      3m 47s
    4. Giving instructions to your students
      2m 30s
    5. Displaying a YouTube video
      3m 26s
    6. Linking to a useful website
      2m 6s
    7. Embedding widgets into your course
      2m 48s
  5. 14m 40s
    1. Manually enrolling students
      1m 48s
    2. Allowing students to self-enroll
      2m 25s
    3. Putting your students into groups
      2m 54s
    4. Giving access to private files
      3m 38s
    5. Setting up messaging
      2m 21s
    6. Seeing who's online
      1m 34s
  6. 18m 5s
    1. Creating a discussion forum
      3m 53s
    2. Setting up a chat room
      3m 10s
    3. Blogging
      2m 57s
    4. Creating a wiki
      4m 12s
    5. Creating a glossary
      3m 53s
  7. 26m 45s
    1. Setting up a text assignment
      4m 9s
    2. Setting up a file assignment
      3m 50s
    3. Making a group assignment
      4m 3s
    4. Using blind marking
      3m 35s
    5. Student view of an assignment
      2m 14s
    6. Grading an assignment
      1m 57s
    7. Dealing with deadlines
      1m 35s
    8. Downloading assignments
      1m 50s
    9. Uploading feedback files
      3m 32s
  8. 12m 59s
    1. Gradebook overview
      2m 16s
    2. Organizing your gradebook
      1m 51s
    3. Manually adding grades
      1m 44s
    4. Adding custom scales
      2m 44s
    5. Importing and exporting grades
      4m 24s
  9. 11m 32s
    1. Overview of Moodle's quiz
      1m 38s
    2. Setting up a quiz front page
      3m 39s
    3. Adding questions to a quiz
      4m 6s
    4. Student view of a quiz
      2m 9s
  10. 10m 51s
    1. Feedback, Choice, or Survey?
      3m 2s
    2. Online voting with Choice
      4m 8s
    3. Getting student feedback
      3m 41s
  11. 14m 19s
    1. Enabling activity completion
      3m 42s
    2. Restricting access to activities
      3m 40s
    3. Enabling manual self-completion for a course
      2m 35s
    4. Enabling automatic course completion
      2m 56s
    5. Viewing completion reports
      1m 26s
  12. 11m 59s
    1. Viewing reports and logs
      2m 36s
    2. Importing from other courses
      2m 18s
    3. Backing up your course
      2m 8s
    4. Restoring a course
      3m 22s
    5. Resetting your course at year-end
      1m 35s
  13. 52s
    1. Next steps
      52s

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