Quiz grades as percentages

Idea created by Stephen Simpson on Apr 17, 2015
    On Beta
    This idea has been developed and is On Canvas Beta Quizzes.Next User Group 


    "I would like to have a QUIZ OPTION to record quiz scores as a percentage in the grade book rather than a score out of possible points. I understand that the assignment group percentages are calculated based on total points. Therefore, each quiz has to have the same number of points if you want each quiz to be weighted equally in the assignment group percentage for quizzes. I want to have the content and learning outcomes for a module determine the number of questions in a quiz rather than having to add or subtract questions just so the point totals are equal. I also want the assignments in a module to have the same relative value in the module score.

    Most non-quiz graded assignments in groups are graded by the same rubric, so they tend to have the same value. However, for maximum flexibility, it would be nice to have a RUBRIC OPTION to record the score as a percentage too. Then you could use rubrics with different point totals that would still have the same value.

    You have done a nice job with the weighted averages for assignment groups, but they fall short if you really want to user-friendly and outcome-driven. Alternatively, give us the ability to calculate our own percentages."


    My comment on 10/21/2014: We are currently implementing Canvas and this is one of the first types of feedback I received from early users . . .


    Original thread:

    Quiz and Rubric Option to Record Scores as Percentages : Help Center


    Comments from Instructure


    This feature is now available through the new Quizzes LTI tool.  Find more information on the Quizzes LTI tool, and how to access it, at Quizzes.Next User Group 


    The specific guide for this feature in the Quizzes LTI tool is How do I create an assessment using Quizzes.Next?