With configurable grading the teacher can add a certain value to a specific part of an exercise. In doing this, the teacher decides which elements of the exercise weigh more heavily within the total grading. The grade is automatically adjusted according to the applied percentages. The built up of these grades will also be visible in the LMS grade center/book.
To add configurable grading to your assignment, you can click the plus button at the bottom of the page and select configurable grading.
Fig. 1: the plus button
Fig. 2: the configurable grading module to be selected
As can be seen in the example below, the grade can now be based on the different steps students take to complete the assignment and the weight per criterion can be defined. Allowing for some criteria to weigh heavier than others.
Fig. 3: Grading in edit mode. The percentage points per step can be altered.
Fig. 4: Teacher view of the assigned points to each category per student.
Fig. 5: Student view: the student sees their received grade after the teacher has published the grades.
This concludes the Configurable Grading for Interactive Study Material article.
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