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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Creating grade items

Need help with something in CougarVIEW? Good news! We have a number of guides to show you how to use the many tools and resources in CougarVIEW. These guides cover topics like using the grade book, setting up quizzes, creating groups, and many more.

Create a Grade Item - Points

From the Navigation bar, choose Assessments dropdown and select Grades item.

Grade selection

  1. In the Grades tool, click Manage Grades.

New Item

Figure: The Manage Grades tab in the Grades tool.

  1. Click New > Item.

Figure: The Item option on the New drop-down menu.

  1. On the New Item page, choose a Grade Item Type from the following:

    • Numeric: Grade users by assigning a value out of a specified total number of points.

  2. In the Restrictions tab, enter the following information:

  • Hide from users: Hide restrictions from learners.
  • Has Start Date: Set a Start Date for the grade category.

  • Has End Date: Set an End Date for the grade category.

  • Display In Calendar: Display Start and End Dates in the course Calendar.

  • Release Conditions: You can Attach Existing conditions or Create and Attachconditions.

  1. In the Objectives tab, click Associate Learning Objectives to add learning objectives to the grade item.

  2. Click Save and Close.

Create a Grade Item - Points

Associate an Activity with a Grade Item