How do I weight the items in the grade center?

To weight items in the grade center, follow these steps:

  1. Under the “Control Panel”, expand “Grade Center”and click into “Full Grade Center”.
  2. Hover the mouse over “Create Calculated Column”, and choose “Weigh Column”.
  3. Enter the “Column name” and the “grade center column name”.
  4. Enter a “Description”.
  5. Choose the “Primary” and “Secondary” display type.
  6. Click on a “Column Name”, or a “Category”, and press the “Right Arrow” button.
  7. At the top left, beside the “Orange Asterisk”, enter the weighted value for that item.
  8. Continue to add items until the weight at the bottom displays 100%.
  9. Choose if the column will be a “Running Total”, which means only items taken by the student will be included in their grade.
  10. When satisfied, press the “Submit” button.