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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Create a grade scheme

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 scheme

Overview: A grade scheme enables you to organize users’ performances on grade items into levels of achievement. A grade scheme can include any number of achievement levels. Each achievement level has its own range of acceptable grades and a symbol, such as a numeric value, letter, or text description, to represent it. You can create your own grade schemes or use schemes set up by your organization.

  1. In the navigation bar, select the 'Assessment' dropdown and choose 'Grade' Item.

Grade menu item


  1. On the Schemes page, click New Scheme.

Schemes tab

  1. In the General area, enter the scheme Name.
  2. In the Ranges area, enter your scheme details. If you do not assign a value in the Assigned Value field, the Start % is used as the default.
  3. To add more levels to your scheme, click Add Ranges.
  4. Click Save and Close.

New Scheme

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