A total column sums other columns, but does no other calculations on them.

  1. To create a total column, select Total from Add Calculated Column drop-down menu.
  2. Enter the information in Column Information and Dates in the same way as setting up a grade column.
  3. In the Select Columns section, pick the columns you wish to include. This may be done in one of four ways:
    1. Select All Grade Columns if you would like to total all columns.
    2. Select All Grade Columns in Grading Period if you wish to include only a certain grading period. (This option only appears if grading periods have been created.)
      1. Check the radio button next to this item.
      2. Select the grading period from the drop-down menu to the right of this item.
    3. Select specific columns by:
      1. Select Selected Grade Columns, Calculated Columns and Categories
      2. Highlight the item or items you wish to add.
      3. Click the arrow to the right of the selection list. (You can remove columns by clicking the red "x" on the right side.)
    4. Select by category:
      1. Select Selected Grade Columns, Calculated Columns and Categories
      2. Highlight the category or categories you wish to add.
      3. Click the arrow to the right of the selection list. (You can remove categories by clicking the red "x" on the right side.)
You may mix and match all of these options (except All Graded Columns to include other calculated columns, combinations of grading periods and specific items, etc.

Creating and Removing Columns in the Grade Center