Answered By: Reference Librarian
Last Updated: 2014.Aug.14     Views: 577

The recalculate and Auto-Grade are located on the page a specific students attempt.

To see a specific quiz attemtp for a student:

  1. Navigate to the Quizzes area by clicking on the Quiz link in the red navigation bar.
  2. Click on the Grades link next to the desired quiz.
  3. Click on the desired students’ Attempt Link.
  4. The Recalculate and Auto-Grade buttons are located under the Grading Feedback heading.

Recalculate Button

Use the Recalculate button when the instructor changes the grade(s) on particular question(s). After changing the points on that particular question, click on the Recalculate button so that the final grade for the quiz reflects the new point value.

IMPORTANT – Click on the Save button at the top of the page to send the new grade to the Grades area.

Auto-Grade Button

The auto-grade button calculates the grade based on the points value the instructor has assigned for each question. If you have changed the points value because of a quiz error, clicking on the Auto-Grade button will reset the quiz back to the original point value. Instructors might use this option if he/she wasn’t sure if they entered the grade in the correct question. Always remember to click on the Save button to save your changes.

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