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Learn@UW-Stout -- Grades: Calculating Final Grades

Calculating the final grade is the auto-generated final grade which is based on the grading formula set up in the grade book.

Setting up the Calculation Options

Click on Grades in the navigation bar. 
Click on the settings settings option in the upper right hand corner of the gradebook. 
Click on the Calculation Options tab.
 calculations tab

Final Grade Released

Select one of the two options under Final Grade Released. 
Calculated Final Grade is the value that is under Calculated Grade field is released to users as their final grade.
Adjusted Final Grade is the value in the Adjusted Grade field is released to the users as their final grade. 
final grade released options

Grade Calculations Options

Drop ungraded items is a setting that excludes ungraded items from the calculation of grades.
Treat ungraded items as a 0 is a setting that assigns a value of 0 as the points received for all ungraded items.

Grade Calculations options
It is suggested to check the automatically keep final grades updated box.

auto update grades box

Releasing Final Calculated Grades

After ensuring the settings are the same as above,
these steps will show you how to release final calculated grades.
Go to the gradebook.
Click on the drop down arrow next to Final Calculated Grade.

grade all option

If you don't have the Automatically keep final grades updated box in your Gradebook settings,
you should recalculate the final grades at this time.
Click the drop down arrow next to final grades and choose Recalculate All.

recalculate final grades

First check to see that the final grades shown in the Final Calculated Grade column are correct.
To make these grades visible to the students, click the drop down arrow next to Final Grades and choose Release All.
After you click Yes to the confirmation prompt, your students can see their final grades.

release all

The grades in the Final Calculated Grade column are visible to all of the students for whom
the Release Final Calculated Grade box is checked.

release final calc grade

Release Final Adjusted Grades

On the Enter Grades page, click the drop down next to Final Adjusted Grade and choose Grade All. 

If you didn't choose the Automatically keep final grades updated box in your Gradebook, 
you should recalculate the final grades now. 
Click the drop down arrow next to Final Grades and choose Recalculate All. 
Follow the prompts in the window that opens. 
Otherwise, proceed to next step.

recalculate


The Final Adjusted Grade column contains the grades which will be released to students.
To begin, populate this column with the grades Learn@UW-Stout has automatically calculated for
each student by clicking the drop down arrow next to Final Grades and choosing Transfer All.
Click yes.

transfer all

The Final Adjusted Grade column has been populated. You may now adjust these grades as desired.

final adjusted grade

Once you have adjusted all of the desired grades, click the drop down arrow next to Final Grades and choose Release all.
After you click yes at the prompt your students will be able to see their grades.

release all




Keywords:grades, final grades, calculating final grades, grade, how to get final grades, end of class, help, instructor support,   Doc ID:67402
Owner:Jade B.Group:UW Stout
Created:2016-09-30 14:06 CDTUpdated:2017-03-02 12:56 CDT
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