Moodle Gradebook

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  • Understand the core functions of the gradebook, what information it shows, and how to get to it.
  • Add graded assignments to your online course that make use of number and word grades as well as the use of outcomes.
  • Create categories to arrange graded activities in the gradebook.
  • Use options to filter the information you want to see.
  • Discover the preset aggregation types to calculate category and course totals based on the course requirements.
  • View reports and export data to further review student progress.
  • Set up activity and course completion to further aid assessment tracking for students and teachers.
  • Discover the new advanced grading option now available in Moodle 2.

Moodle, as a learning management system, is used to provide resources, interactive activities and assessments to students. Through the use of the gradebook, Moodle can also be used to store grades, calculate final marks and track student achievement and progress to help the teacher manage the learning process.

Through the use of the gradebook, Moodle can also be used to store grades, making it much easier for you to organize your work and relay information to your students. This book provides examples of practical uses of the gradebook to demystify the terminology and options available, allowing you to make full use of the assessment tracking features and, most importantly, customize it to meet your needs.

Moodle Gradebook will introduce you to the core functions of the gradebook as you will learn how to add your own graded activities before marking this work. You will customize how you view the grades and organize the activities so that your course needs are met. You will also use the new completion functions within Moodle 2.x to track progress further. Make the gradebook accommodate your requirements by adding your own grading options and setting it up to present the information you need.

  • Use Moodle’s powerful gradebook more effectively to monitor and report on the progress of your students
  • Customize the gradebook to calculate and show the information you need
  • Discover new grading features and tracking functions now available in Moodle 2
Page Count 128
Course Length 3 hours 50 minutes
ISBN 9781849518147
Date Of Publication 9 Apr 2012


Rebecca Barrington

Rebecca Barrington has been using Moodle for over 9 years while working at South Devon College. She provides a range of support, training, and information guides for teaching staff and uses Moodle in her own teaching. She has a keen interest in using technology to support learning and is continually developing new ways of using Moodle and applying them to the development of online courses for use by students.

South Devon College has a reputation for their use of technology, and Rebecca has travelled around the UK to deliver training and advice on using Moodle to other organizations as well as at regional and national events. She has delivered presentations on Moodle at a number of UK MoodleMoots and was a keynote speaker at the iMoot 2013. She is also a regular contributor to online VLE forums where she shares ideas and advice.

Rebecca can be found online via Twitter at @bbarrington.