How to set up grades and grading methods in Moodle?

To set up grades and grading methods in Moodle, you can follow these steps:

  1. Go to Site administration > Grades.
  2. In the Grade settings section, configure the following settings:
    • Grade display type: This determines how grades are displayed in the gradebook. You can choose to display them as real numbers, percentages, or letters.
    • Grade aggregation type: This determines how grades from different activities are aggregated to calculate the overall course grade. You can choose to use the natural aggregation type, which simply adds up the grades from all activities, or you can use a more complex aggregation type, such as weighted averages or rubrics.
    • Grade visibility: This determines who can see grades in the gradebook. You can choose to make grades visible to everyone, only to teachers, or only to students.
  3. In the Grade categories section, create any grade categories that you want to use in your course. Grade categories are used to group together related activities, such as assignments, quizzes, and tests.
  4. In the Grade items section, create any grade items that you want to use in your course. Grade items are individual activities that will be graded.
  5. For each grade item, you can configure the following settings:
    • Grading method: This determines how the grade item will be graded. You can choose from a variety of grading methods, such as numerical grades, rubrics, or checklists.
    • Grade weight: This determines how much the grade item will contribute to the overall course grade.
    • Grade due date: This determines when the grade item is due.
  6. Once you have configured the grade settings, grading methods, and grade items, you can start grading student work.