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Permissions and roles

To complete the procedures in this article, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. This often excludes Students and TAs by default. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles.

For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles.

[edit] Enter grades

Note: If you use the Add to Gradebook option in the Assignments, Tests and Quizzes, or Forums tools, you must enter grades via the appropriate tool.

[edit] To enter grades for items into the Gradebook

From the menubar, click Gradebook. If you are not already on the main page of the Gradebook tool, click Gradebook Items or the reset icon to the left of the page name.

Locate the item for which you want to enter grades in the item list and click its title.

Enter each student's score for the item into the box following his or her name. Scores must be greater than or equal to zero, and may contain up to two decimal places (e.g., 9.25). You may leave a box blank if you are waiting on a student's grade.

To add comments for students, click Edit Comments. Type your comments in the text box.

When you are finished, click Save Changes. A grade history log indicating the date entered, the recorded score, and the submitter will be created for each score. Click the Log icon to view the details for an entry.

[edit] Edit grades

Note: Scores submitted via external tools such as the Tests and Quizzes, Assignments, and Forums tools cannot be edited in the Gradebook. These scores must be changed in the source tools. You may edit comments using the same process listed above for editing grades.

To edit previously entered grades in the Gradebook:

  • From the menubar, click Gradebook. If you are not already on the main page of the Gradebook tool, click Gradebook Items or the reset icon to the left of the page name.
  • Locate the item for which you want to edit grades in the item list and click its title.
  • On the Item Summary page, current grades for individual students for the particular item will appear in editable fields in

the "Points" or "Percentages" column. To edit an item score for a student, change the points in the appropriate field.

  • To add comments for students, click Edit Comments. Type your comments in the text box.
  • When you are finished, click Save Changes to update the scores with your changes. The

grade history log will record the date of each score change, as well as the updated score, and the name of the user who made the change. Click the Log icon to viewthe details for an entry.


Other articles about Isaak/Sakai's tools and how instructors can use them:

Core Tools:   Image:Flag blue.png Announcements | Image:Page edit.png Assignments | Image:Lessons-icon.png Lessons | Image:Comments.png Forums | Image:Report.png Gradebook | Image:Folder.png Resources | Image:Calendar.png Schedule | Image:Pencil.png Tests and Quizzes

More Tools:   Image:User comment.png Chat Room | Image:Folder page.png Drop Box | Image:House.png Home | Image:Comment.png Messages | Image:Chart bar.png Statistics | Image:Page world.png Web Content


Related articles:   How to add tools to your course | Using the Text Editor | Manage Groups | Permissions and roles | Contact the CPI for help

This article is based on the equivalent Sakai project help article.

The Sakai Educational Community License is deemed to be compatible with this sites Project:Copyrights which are under the Creative Commons 2.5 Licence. You can view the original Sakai help documentation, unedited, at http://kumu.brocku.ca/sakai/help/

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