Excluding a Grade Category or Item From the Final Grade Calculation
Excluding an item from the final grade calculation enables you to assess an activity with a grade, but without it affecting the Final Grade. The way you do this will differ, depending on whether you are using a Points or Weighted gradebook.
Updated Summer 2021
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Excluding a Grade Item
- On your navigation bar, click Course Admin -> then click Grades.
- In the Manage Grades tab, click on the dropdown menu for the item and select Edit Grade Item
- If you are using a Points System: In the Grading section, check the box to “Exclude from Final Grade”
- If you are using a Weighted System:In the Grading section, add a value of 0 in the Weight field.
Click Save and Close.