How do I create an Extra Credit assignment?

You will learn how to create an Extra credit assignment in your course in TITANium. In this example, we will take an existing quiz (any type of graded assignment/grade item will work) and change it to extra credit within a Natural (sum of grades) course aggregation method.

1. Click on Grades.

Grades is located in the Administration block. By default the Administration block is the first block in the left-hand column on the course main page.

 Click on Grades.

2. Click on the drop down menu.

Click on the drop down menu.

3. Select Categories and items.

Select Categories and items.

4. Locate the item you want to change to extra credit.

In this course the course aggregation method is set to the default which is Natural.

5. Click on Edit.

6. Select Edit settings.

7. Check the Extra credit box.

Scroll down the Edit grade item page to the Extra credit check box. Click on the check box.

Check the Extra credit box.

8. Click on Save changes.

Click on Save changes.

9. Note the + sign with the dots under it.

The + sign with the dots under it signifies that this grade item is set as Extra credit.

10. Note that the course total is now 10 points less.

The course total in the Natural aggregation method will automatically adjust the course total to account for the grade items marked as Extra credit. Since the item marked is worth 10 points, the course total is now 10 points less than it was.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to change a grade item to create an Extra credit assignment in your course.

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