[Assignments] weighting in assignment groups
It seems this has been a reoccurring request for some time now, but is not generating the votes needed to get attention. Perhaps it is time to try again!
Canvas would benefit greatly from being able to allocate a weighting to individual assignments within an assignment group. At present, rather than an overarching "Geography" assignment group for HASS, I have to put each individual assignment in their own group to distribute task weighting for the course. HASS also covers economics, politics and history - that makes for A LOT of assignment groups to break up the weighting for tasks.
In my view, it would be much simpler to have the Assignment Group that aligns with the unit or module being taught and has a weighting for the overall course, and an individual assignment weighting function within the group without having to fiddle around with the points. I think most teachers would agree that there is enough of a workload without adjusting and readjusting points to weight assignments according to their worth. I for one wold love to be able to do this with a quick click of a button instead of laboriously pouring over numbers.
Please vote up on this - it is clear that many people are asking for this function in many different ways.
Gradebook: weigh assignment within assignment group
"Lock Grade" option in Gradebook
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Improve Gradebook settings options Theme Status: Identified
I strongly support this request as well. I've recently made my own post about the same problem, and have read other posts on this as well. Lack of this functionality adds work for instructors/graders and prevents quick and accurate feedback to students on how they're doing in the course.
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