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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.

The Gradebook allows you to control whether or not students can see individual Gradebook items, as well as cumulative course grades.

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[edit] Releasing Grades

[edit] Displaying individual Gradebook items to students

To display individual Gradebook items to students:

  • From the menubar, click Gradebook.
  • At the top, click Gradebook Setup.
  • Under "Gradebook Items Display", check the box next to Display released Gradebook Items to students, and then click Save Changes.
  • Gradebook items will be visible to students when you release them. To release an individual Gradebook item, you must check the Release this item to Students and the Include this item in course grade calculations options when creating or editing the item.

[edit] Displaying course grades to students

By default course grades are not displayed to students. To display them to students:

  • From the menubar, click Gradebook.
  • At the top, click Course Grade Options.
  • Under "Grade Display", check the box next to Display course grade to students now, and then click Save.
  • The course grade will be visible to students. To specify that a Gradebook item should be counted toward the course grade, you must check Include this item in course grade calculations when creating the item.

[edit] Preview what students see

How instructors can preview a students view of grades
How instructors can preview a students view of grades
Sample student view of grades
Sample student view of grades

Instructors can view what students see by entering the Gradebook and the All Grades tab. Each invidual student's view of their grades can be previewed by clicking their name then clicking <Student Name>'s View of Grades.

When you are done click Return to Instructor's View of Grades for <Student Name>.

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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