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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.

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This article will address the following information:

Add Assignment Groups

  1. Click on "Assignments" from the course navigation.
  2. Click "+Group" at the top-right corner.
  1. In the box that pops up, provide a "Group Name" and click the "Save" button.

Turn on Assignment Group Weighting

  1. From the "Assignments" page, click on the three dotted icon in the top-right corner.
  2. Select "Assignment Groups Weight."
  1. In the pop-up box that appears, check off the "Weight final grade based on assignment groups" box.
  2. 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.
  3. Click the "Save" button.
  1. The percentage weights will now appear next to each assignment group name.

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