NOTE: Changes are only in Instructor view, not in student view.
- The OPTIONS dropdown menu provides access to gradebook management tools.
- The dropdown menu for the assignment on the column header provides access to assignment options.
- The filters are limited to student name/Secondary ID.
- Only the Total column can be moved.
To activate the new grade book, click on the Settings button in your course navigation menu. Click on the Feature Options tab on the top of the page. Click on the slider to turn on the New Gradebook.
Functions are now divided into Gradebook, View, and Actions.
(Individual grade view and Grading History which shows the history of all grading done for the course, filtered by Student, Grader, Assignment, or Date)
Filters can filter by Assignment Groups, Modules, and class sections (if they have been created)
Filters can also filter by Modules
Statuses allows you to modify the colors for Status Options
Import, Export, and Sync are now in the Actions DropDown
You may now drag and drop any assignment to a different location in the gradebook to reorganize.
Totals can now be sorted by Grade
Individual Assignment Drop Downs allow much of the same functionality as before but organized a bit differently.
Individual score corner icon goes to complete student info
Automatically set late policies
Click the Setting icon to create and automatically apply late policies. DO note that these late policies are set at the whole course level. They will apply to all gradable assignments and will even be applied to previously graded assignments if this is turned on mid-session.
More to come
Please see the Canvas New Gradebook User Group to see what is still coming, provide feedback, link to all documentation, or learn from others: https://community.canvaslms.com/groups/focus-group-gradebook
|Feature||Old Gradebook||New Gradebook|
|Gradebook View Options||Default, Individual, and Sections options||Default, Individual, History, with advanced viewing options to choose arrangement, filters (including Modules), dates, points), and Statuses|
|Change Status indicators for Late, Missing, Excused, Dropped, Resubmitted assignments)||N/A||Select colors, change status for students through the Grade Details pane|
|Set Default Grade||Assignment Drop-Down||Assignment options (snowman;3-dot)|
|Sort grades for specific assignment||N/A||Assignment options- Sort Grades (by value or status)|
|Message students who…||Assignment Drop-Down||Assignment options|
|Set a default grade||Assignment Drop-Down||Assignment options|
|Mute Assignment||Assignment Drop-Down||Assignment options|
|Select Points/Percentage for assignment||N/A||Assignment options|
|Go to SpeedGrader||Assignment Drop-Down||Access from Assignment page OR from individual student details pop-up|
|Individual student grade review||Triangle in corner of assignment in gradebook view – Update grade, go to SpeedGrader, view files, view rubric, view comments||Arrow in assignment in gradebook – Go to SpeedGrader, update grade, change status, write comment|
|Update grade in gradebook||Assignment box||Assignment box|
|Set late policies for all assignments||N/A||Gradebook settings (course-level setting – cannot be differentiated by assignment)|
|Set policy for missing assignments in gradebook||N/A||Gradebook Settings – Late Policy|