Canvas: Gradebook list of Features

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Summary

This article will discuss functionality in the Gradebook area of the application.  Below is a chart that outlines some of the functionality

Content

For more specifics on how to use the Gradebook please visit Canvas: Gradebook overview: https://www.unh.edu/it/kb/article/mycourses-gradebook-overview.html

Functionality

Gradebook

Guide for Gradebook

Grade Detail Tray

Allows you to easily click through all assignments for a student and view or change grade, status, and comments. OR, for a single assignment you can click through and look at every student one by one and view or change their information.

Grade Detail Tray

Late Policies (missing work)

Automatically apply grade (zero) for missing submissions.

How do I apply a Missing Submission policy in the New Gradebook?

 

Late Policies: Instructor FAQ 

Late Policy (late work)

Deduct specified percentage for each X day late.

How do I apply a Late Submission policy in the New Gradebook?

 

Late Policies: Instructor FAQ 

Change the Status of a Grade

Change the status (None, Late, Missing, Excused) of an individual assignment grade for a student.

How do I change the status of a submission in the New Gradebook?

Change default status colors in Gradebook

Change the color associated with a gradebook status: late, missing, resubmitted, dropped, or excused.

How do I change the color for a grading status in the New Gradebook?

Enter Grades as

Enter grades in the gradebook for an assignment as points or percentage.

How do I enter grades for an individual assignment as a specific grading type in the New Gradebook?

Sorting and Displaying Student name

Sort alphabetically, display by first name or last name first, and choose which secondary information to also show.

How do I sort and display student names in the Student Name column in the New Gradebook?

Arrange columns by…

Arrange by Default (Assignment Group), Assignment name (alphabetic), Due date (oldest to newest, or newest to oldest), Points (lowest to highest or highest to lowest), Module (first to last or last to first).

How do I arrange columns in the New Gradebook?

Filters columns by…

Filters columns by Assignment Group, Modules, and/or Section.

How do I filter columns by type in the New Gradebook?

Sort assignment grades by…

Sort by grade (high to low, low to high), Missing, Late.

How do I sort an individual assignment column in the New Gradebook?

Icons and Colors

Various new or updated icons and verbiage added to help Instructors better understand their gradebook.

How do I use the icons and colors in the New Gradebook?

Enter Grades

Overall this is the same, but the interface and access to certain features is slightly different.

How do I enter and edit grades in the New Gradebook?

Provide or view Comments

Click to enter a grade for an assignment and then select the Grade Detail Tray icon (on the right). This will pop up the Grade detail window where you can select Speedgrader.

How do I leave comments for students in the New Gradebook?

Access Speedgrader from Gradebook

Click to enter a grade for an assignment and then select the Grade Detail Tray icon (on the right). This will pop up the Grade detail window where you can select Speedgrader.

How do I get to SpeedGrader from the New Gradebook?

Notes Column

Location has moved to under the "View" link.

How do I use the Notes column in the New Gradebook?

Message Students Who

Mouse over the name of an assignment and click on the three vertical dots that come up and select "Message Students Who."

How do I send a message to students from the New Gradebook?

View individual student’s Grades page

Click on the name of a student from the Gradebook. Or, on the "Grade Detail Tray" click on the Student’s name.

How do I view a student's Grades page in a course from the New Gradebook?

Move & Sort Total Column

Mouse over "Total" and click on the three vertical dots that come up and make desired change.

How do I use assignment groups and the Total column in the New Gradebook?

Gradebook History

Location of option has moved to under the "Gradebook" link.

How do I view the history of all grading changes in the New Gradebook?

View concluded (dropped) and inactive student information

Location of option has moved. Hover over "Student Name," click on the three vertical dots that come up and then select "Concluded enrollments."

How do I view grades for inactive or concluded student enrollments in the New Gradebook?

Mute Assignment

Mouse over the name of an assignment and click on the three vertical dots that come up and select "Mute Assignment."

How do I mute or unmute an assignment in the New Gradebook?

Set Default Grade

Mouse over the name of an assignment and click on the three vertical dots that come up and select "Set Default Grade."

How do I set a default grade for an assignment in the New Gradebook?

Curve Grades

Mouse over the name of an assignment and click on the three vertical dots that come up and select "Curve Grades."

How do I curve grades in the New Gradebook?

Download Submissions

Mouse over the name of an assignment and click on the three vertical dots that come up and select "Download Assignment."

How do I download all student submissions for an assignment in the New Gradebook?

Import/Export Course Grades

Location of option has moved to under the "Actions" link.

How do I import grades in the New Gradebook?

 

How do I export grades in the New Gradebook?

Individual View

Location of option has moved to under the "Gradebook" heading.

How do I use the New Gradebook?

 

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Details

Article ID: 2336
Created
Mon 6/29/20 11:14 AM
Modified
Fri 10/9/20 9:38 AM
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