If you weight various items or categories by particular percentages of the overall course grade, use the Weighted mean of grades aggregation type. After selecting this type, a weight column will appear where users may assign percentages to items or categories, such as making Exam 1 worth 15% of students' overall grade.
Entering weights will be easier after all grade items have been set up for the course.
- From the main course page, select Gradebook setup from the gear icon.
In the Actions column for the Course, click the Edit menu > Settings link.
- Toggle or confirm that Aggregation is set to Weighted mean of grades.
- Click Save changes at the bottom of the screen and the fields for entering percentages will display in the Weight column for any grade items.
- Enter the weights for the categories or grade items as a percentage (e.g., 15 for 15%) , and click Save changes at the bottom of the screen.