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Creating Weighted Assignments Groups

Assignment groups allow you to categorize assignments in a way that makes sense for your course. The benefit to this could be for organizing assignments, weighting final grades, and much more. Using weighted groups allows you to weigh an assignment group for a specified percent of the final grade.

Add Assignment Groups

1. Click on "Assignments" from the course navigation.

2. Click "+Group" at the top right corner.

Click "Assignments", then click "+Group"

3. In the box that pops up, give the assignment group a name and click the "Save" button.

Name the assignment group, and click "Save"

Turn on Assignment Group Weighting

4. From the "Assignments" page, click on the three dotted icon in the top right corner.

5. Select "Assignment Groups Weight".

Click "Assignments", click on the three dotted icon, and select "Assignment Groups Weight".

6. In the pop up that appears, check off the "Weight final grade based on assignment groups" box.

7. Underneath the check box, a line for each assignment group will appear. Enter the percentage weight in the text entry box for each assignment group.

8. Click the "Save" button.

Check the "Weight final grade based on assignment groups", enter the percentage weight, and click "Save".

9. The percentage weights will now appear next to each assignment group.

Percentage weights appear next to assignment groups

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