How do I drop the lowest grade?

You will learn how to drop the lowest grade of a series of grade items within your course in TITANium.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

Enter your course in TITANium.

2. Click on Gradebook setup in the Administration block.

Click on Gradebook setup in the Administration block.

3. Scroll down to the bottom of the Gradebook setup page and click on Add category.

The Gradebook setup page is where you add and organize Grade items and Categories (folders of Grade items). You can also create custom calculations and choose various methods of aggregating Grade items.

In order to drop the lowest grade, you need to have a category of grade items which have the same maximum and minimum points possible.

Scroll down to the bottom of the Gradebook setup page and click on Add category.

4. Type a name for the category.

Type a name for the category.

5. Click on Show more.

Click on Show more.

6. Type the number of grade items you want to drop.

In this example, we only want to drop 1 lowest grade.

Type the number of grade items you want to drop.

7. Scroll down the page and click on Save changes.

Scroll down the page and click on Save changes.

8. Check the boxes to the right of all of the grade items you want to move to the new category.

Note that all of these grade items -  in this example they are all quiz activities - they all have the same grade point value. Dropping the lowest grade is based on points, not on percentage. Therefore, all of the grade items in this folder MUST have the same point value.

Check the boxes to the right of all of the grade items you want to move to the new category.

9. Scroll down the page and use the dropdown menu to select the new category.

Scroll down the page and use the dropdown menu to select the new category.

10. Those grade items are now in the new category.

Those grade items are now in the new category.

11. Note that the category is set to drop the 1 lowest value.

Note that the category is set to drop the 1 lowest value.

12. The Student User report will show which score was dropped.

In this example, all of the quizzes have been graded. Since two of the quizzes have only 8 points awarded, TITANium will randomly choose one of those two to drop.

Before the Quizzes are graded, TITANium will randomly choose one of them to drop. So, graded or not-graded, one quiz will always be dropped.

13. Note that the category total only includes 5 of the 6 quizzes listed.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to drop the lowest grade in a series of grade items.

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