D2L - calculating final grades

This guide will provide you with step by step instructions on how to calculate final grades using the Desire2Learn (D2L) learning environment.

Calculating Final Grades Using D2L

This guide assumes that you have NOT accepted the default to "Automatically keep final grades updated."

1. Recalculate All

  1. In your D2L course, click Grades from the top navigation bar.

  2. In the Enter Grades area, the students final grades will be located on the right hand side of the page (if your browser is minimized, scroll to the right to view the Final Grade column).

    Note: If the final grade has the following logo (), the student's grades are out of date.

  3. To view and update all students' grades, click the arrow next to Final Calculated Grades do display a dropdown menu. Select Grade All.

  4. Next, click the dropdown arrow next to Final Grades title at the top. From the dropdown, select Recalculate All.

  5. Select which grades (Calculated or Adjusted) you want to recalculate. Then click Calculate.

  6. Confirm that you wish to recalculate the grades and click Yes.

  7. Check the recalculated grades to verify they are correct. If not, make adjustments as needed.

    Note: You may edit individual calculated grades on the "Enter Grades" screen. Be sure to save your updates.

    2. Transfer All

    If you have selected to release the “Adjusted Final Grade” (Settings  Calculation Options under “Final Grade Released”), you will need to transfer your grades to the Final Adjusted Grade column before you release them. If you have selected to release the “Calculated Final Grade,” then proceed to Step 3.

    1. Once you have finalized the calculated grades, click Transfer All from the dropdown menu to the right of the Final Grades title at the top.

    2. Click Yes for confirmation.

    3. Make any adjustments needed to the Final Adjusted Grades.

    4. Be sure to save frequently.

    5. Leave any necessary overall course comments for the students by clicking the quotation bubble in the Comments Column.

    6. Click Save when you are finished.

      Note: The quotation bubble will change appearance after you have left a comment.

    3. Release All

    1. Once all the Final Adjusted Grades are finalized, and you are ready to release the grades to students, click the arrow next to the title at the top (Final Grades) to display a dropdown menu. Select Release All.

    2. Click Yes for confirmation.

    3. Verfiy that the boxes are checked in the Release Final Adjusted Grade column.

    4. Click Save.

    This guide will provide you with step by step instructions on how to calculate final grades using the Desire2Learn (D2L) learning environment. See the attached PDF for more information.
    Learn D2L -- Calc Final Grades




    Keywords:D2L,calculate,calculating,final,grade   Doc ID:61368
    Owner:Lora A.Group:UW-La Crosse
    Created:2016-03-01 15:11 CDTUpdated:2019-03-01 10:11 CDT
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