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HOW TO: Create an Extra Credit Column and include it in the Total Column
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The first step is to determine whether the extra credit will be applied as a part of the Total score for the entire semester or if it will be applied to just one test or assignment. If its the latter, additional steps are required to ensure that the Grade Center Total column will work correctly and display an accurate score. You will need to create two columns, one for the extra credit you will be granting and one for the adjusted score of the exam/assignment. This will also make it necessary to change settings within the Total column otherwise the score will not be correct.Directions for creating the Extra Credit column 1. Open the course and access the Full Grade Center by clicking on the Grade Center menu item in the Course Management menu and then clicking on the Full Grade Center.2. In the Full Grade Center panel, click on the Create Column button.3. Enter a meaningful name for the column and 0 for the Points Possible and then click on the Submit button. Directions for creating a second column to display an adjusted score extra credit column exam/assignment column.1. In the Full Grade Center, move your mouse icon over the Create Calculated Column tab and select Total Column from the menu. 2. Enter the name for the new Total Column.3. In the Select Columns area, choose the Selected Columns and Categories option for Include in Total. When the columns and categories selection box opens, select the columns that are to be added together for the Adjusted Total and then click on the right arrow in the between Columns to Select and Selected Columns to move the selected columns to the Selected Columns box and then click on the Submit button. Directions for selecting which columns to include in the Total Column1. Click on the arrow on the right side of the Total Column header and then select Edit Column information. 2. In the Select Columns area, choose the Selected Columns and Categories option for Include in Total. When the columns and categories selection box opens select the columns that are to be added together for the Adjusted Total and then click on the right arrow in the between Columns to Select and Selected Columns to move the selected columns to the Selected Columns box and then click on the Submit button.