Grading messages in Forums

Note: Before following these directions you must create an item in the Gradebook; see Adding, editing, or deleting a Gradebook item.

To grade a message in Forums:

  1. In your site's menubar, click Forums.

  2. Click the title of the desired topic.

  3. Find and click the individual message to grade, and then click Grade. Alternatively, you can click the title of the thread or Display Entire Message, and then, next to an individual message, click the Other Actions menu, and select Grade.

  4. Next to "Gradebook Items:", use the drop-down list to select the item for which you're posting the grade, and then enter the grade as a point value. (The drop-down list will automatically select a gradebook item if you selected one while creating the topic.)

  5. Next to "Comments", compose a message in the text box.

  6. When you're finished, click Submit Grade. To cancel, click Cancel.