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Could Assignment Groups be nested within other Assignment Groups?

Question asked by Carl Walker on Sep 27, 2019
Latest reply on Sep 28, 2019 by Eric Werth

I'm sure there are many examples of how this could be useful--here is one example:


A course's grades are divided into two main groups with associated weighting: Theory (60%) and Practice (40%).

Theory is divided into subgroups: Assignments (40%), Discussions (30%), and Quizzes (30%).

Practice is divided into subgroups: Research (50%) and Presentations (50%).


This is currently only possible by ensuring that your points for all assignments in a subgroup are properly "weighted", but that only works if course assignments are fixed, which means the teacher has no option of giving a pop-quiz or other flex assignment during the least not for points without lowering another assignment's points.


This would go a long way in improving Canvas Gradebook flexibility.