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Changing org unit display options

The Org Unit Display Options page lets you set what information to display to all course users.

Access org unit display options

  1. Click Settings in the Grades tool.
  2. Click the Org Unit Display Options tab.
Option Description
Managing View Display Options

Number of decimal places to display

You can set the number of decimal places users will see for items in their grade book. The default value is 2 and the maximum value is 5.

Note This option only changes how many decimals are displayed; it does not control how many decimals the Grades tool rounds to when calculating grades.

Student View Display Options

Points grade

This setting determines whether or not the Points grade value associated with a grade item is displayed in the student view of grades. Releasing the points grade to users shows them the value a grade item was marked out of and their score.

E.g., 6/10.

Weighted grade

This setting determines whether or not the Weighted grade value associated with a grade item is displayed in the student view of grades. Releasing the weighted grade to users shows them the weight of a grade item in relation to the final grade.

E.g., 3/5 (for a user who scored 60% on a grade item worth 50% of a category worth 10% of the final grade).

Note This option is only available for the weighted grading system.

Grade scheme symbol

This setting determines whether or not the grade scheme symbol associated with a grade item is displayed in the student view of grades. Releasing the grade scheme symbol to users shows them the scheme level they received on a grade item.

E.g., “Good”.

Grade scheme color

This setting determines whether or not the Grade scheme color associated with a grade item is displayed in the student view of grades. Releasing the grade scheme color shows users the color associated with the scheme level they received.

E.g., .

Number of decimal places to display

Controls the number of decimal places a user sees in the grade book. The default value is 2 and the maximum value is 5.

NoteThis option only changes how many decimals are displayed; it does not control how many decimals the Grades tool rounds to when calculating grades.

Number of characters to display for Text items

Controls the number of characters displayed to users for a text item before the text is truncated. Try and find a balance between presenting enough information for users to recognize the text item and keeping the item short enough that it displays nicely. The default value is 15 and the maximum value is 50.

Display how final grade was calculated to users

This setting determines whether users can see how their final grade was calculated in the student view of Grades.

Allow users to add their grades to their ePortfolio

This setting determines whether users with the appropriate permissions can import their grades to their ePortfolio as course artifacts.

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