Traditional Category Weights are used to calculate the final grade for a quarter/semester/ yearly grade.
On the blue navigation bar, go to Grading > Categories
Ensure that your categories are setup. By default, RCAN provides the following categories:
After ensuring that your categories are setup, go to Settings > Traditional Grade Calculations
On the Traditional Grade Calculations screen, click the Actions icon.
Ensure the settings in the screenshot to the left are correct.
- Type: This must be set to Category Weight.
- Attribute: These are the categories you want to be included in final grade calculation. You can change these from the drop down menu by clicking on the blue arrow.
- Weight: Set the weight value for each category. Your percents must equal 100% when all weights are adjusted.
To remove a category, click the minus button to the right of the category you no longer wish to use.
To add a category, click the plus button on the top blue bar next to the Percent field.
When you have completed your weight setup and you ensure that your numbers add up to 100%, click the green Save button.