How do I add a grading scheme in a course?

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If you would like to use a grading scheme that your institution has not created on the account level, you can create a new grading scheme for your course. View examples of common grading schemes.

Note: Your grading scheme will not take effect until it has been enabled for the course.

Open Settings

Open Settings

In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Course Details

Open Course Details

Click the Course Details tab.

Enable Grading Scheme

Enable Grading Scheme

Click the Enable course grading scheme checkbox.

View Grading Scheme

View Grading Scheme

Click the View Grading Scheme link.

Manage Grading Schemes

Manage Grading Schemes

Canvas will show you the current grading scheme enabled by your institution, if any [1]. Click the Manage Grading Schemes link [2].

Add Grading Scheme

Add Grading Scheme

Click the Add Grading Scheme button.

Edit Grading Scheme

Edit Grading Scheme

Create a title in the Scheme Name field [1]. For each line item, edit the grading scheme name in the name field [2]. Edit the minimum end of each individual range in the To [Number] % field [3].

Add Range

Add or Remove Ranges

If you need to add ranges, place your cursor over a range checkbox and click the Add icon [1]. You can remove individual ranges by clicking the remove icon [2]. When you are finished editing your grading scheme, click the Save button [3].  

Save Scheme

Save Scheme

Click the Save button.

Modify Grading Scheme

Modify Grading Scheme

Your new grading scheme will appear underneath any previously used grading schemes. If you are able to edit the grading scheme, you can always edit the grading scheme by clicking the Edit icon [1]. To delete a grading scheme, click the Delete icon [2].

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