Weighted Grades in Canvas Let Canvas calculate the weighted grade for you
March 28, 2023
Does your syllabus look something like this?
- Quizzes = 10% of the grade
- Reflective paper = 10% of the grade
- Midterm = 25% of the grade
- Project = 35% of the grade
- Final exam = 20% of the grade
If it does, then you have weighted grades.
How can I set up weighted grades in Canvas?
The following video goes through the steps on how to create weighted grades in Canvas:
What are weighted grades? 0:00
Steps to set up weighted grades in Canvas 1:44
Adding Assignment Groups 3:38
Moving Assignments to the appropriate Group 5:00
Adjust the Settings 6:00
Review the changes in the Gradebook 7:25
Dropping the lowest Quiz 9:20
Proportional weights vs equal weights 11:35
Canvas Guide on Weighted Grades
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