D2L - Turning off Class Grade Average (UW-Madison)


UW-Madison is adopting Canvas as the single, centrally supported learning management system, and discontinuing support for Desire2Learn (D2L) and Moodle. Access to D2L and Moodle will permanently end June 1, 2018. For information about retaining materials from D2L or Moodle, please refer to this document.

How to prevent your students from seeing the class average for an assignment or grade item in the gradebook.

When you create a gradebook item, it will, by default, show your students the average class grade for that gradebook item.  To turn off the default, go to your gradebook and then click the down-facing arrow next to the gradebook item you want to change. Next click "edit" from the dropdown menu.
Edit Gradebook Item

In the window that opens up scroll down to the "Show Display Options" tab and click it.
Display Options Tab

Under "Display Options" make sure that the boxes next to "Display class average to users" and "Display grade distribution to users" are unchecked.  (They are checked by default)
Changing Student View

NOTE: There is no way to turn off this setting for the entire gradebook or class.  You have to turn the default off each grade item individually, one at a time.

Keywords:gradebook, grade, average, average grade, class grade, class grade average, learn@UW, D2L   Doc ID:37913
Owner:Learn@UW Madison .Group:Learn@UW Madison
Created:2014-02-24 14:58 CDTUpdated:2018-02-22 16:25 CDT
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