NG Issues in your Gradebook?

Let start by looking at category setup in your Gradebook.

Category Setup by Course/Section

  1. Under the Teacher Menu, go to Maintain Teacher Gradebook Category

  2. Under the Gradebook Course/Section tab, select a Course/Section

  3. Locate the Category Names you want to use, i.e. Major, Non-Major or Homework.

  4. Next to each Category Name, you will be using to associate to the ‘weight’ of each Assignment, type a number weight. Weight should TOTAL 100.
  • If you don't want to use a category, just have the weight set to "0".
  • Please leave 'Scale Value" at 100.
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Using the Same Categories over ALL Course/Sections

After setting Categories for one course, the Categories settings can be copied for ALL Course/Sections.


    1. Go to the Copy Categories tab.

    2. Under the first section header: Copy Categories From Course/Section select the Course/Section to copy FROM

    3. Under the second section header: Copy To Course Sections click an individual course, then click the Add button. Or click on the Add All button.

    4. Click Copy to complete copying Category setup to selected Course/Sections.

  • Keep "Include Prior Year Course/Sections for Position" to No.
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Categories and Assignments

The Categories selected, when adding an Assignment, must carry weight. (View instructions above to setup Categories.)


  1. Click on the Teacher Gradebook Assignment tab

  2. When adding a New Assignment, select a category that carries weight which was setup under the Gradebook Course/Section tab.

  3. In this example, only two Categories can be selected: Non-Major or Major.
  • The Due Date MUST fall before the end of the grading cycle. If the cycle ends on 10/13 and you have an assignment due on 10/15, it will not calculate it in the gradebook for that 6 weeks.
  • Keep "Scale Value" at 100.
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