How do I add Assignment weights?
Assignment groups, also known as categories, are a great way to identify how you will be grouping the assessments your students will be completing. Some ideas of assignment groups are: homework, daily participation, discussions, group work, projects, Final Exam, Midterm, Term Paper, Labs & Reports, etc. Assignment groups can also be set up as Quarters, Trimesters or Semesters for year-long courses. If your institution has a set percentage due per type of assignment across the board, it would be helpful to group the Gradebook assignments to match.
In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link . Click the Add Group button .
Type the Assignment Group Name in the Group Name field . Click the Save button to create the Assignment Group .
View and Manage Assignment Group
To manage an assignment group, click the group's Settings drop-down menu.
To edit the Assignment Group, click the Edit button . You can edit the Assignment Group name and the weighted percentage (if applicable). After you've added assignments to your Assignment Group, you can also edit the Assignment Group to set Assignment Group rules.
To delete the Assignment Group, click the Delete button .
Weighted assignments vs. non-weighted assignments? That is a great question. You don’t have to weight your assignment groups; however, there are a few bonus items that become available if you select the weighted option. The Astria LMS will automatically evaluate the assignment group in the Gradebook and give a specific percentage grade for that group. You can also add some rules to the assignment group to drop the highest or lowest score in the group, or to never drop specific assignments. This can be a great feature to use for weekly assessments or quizzes! Be sure to check it out!
In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link . Click the Settings icon  at the top of the Assignments Index Page to open the assignments settings.
Click the Weight final grade based on assignment groups  checkbox.
Enter the percentage weights  for each of the different Assignment Groups you created. The percentage weights you specify here will determine how the Astria LMS calculates the final grade for your course. These percentages can be changed at any time and students will be notified when any changes are made. The weights will show up in the Gradebook for both students and instructors.
Click the Save button  when you are finished.
Once you have added assignments to your Assignment Group, you can create rules for the entire Assignment Group. Assignment Group rules determine how the Astria LMS handles any exceptions you want to create for grade calculations. Assignment groups can be weighted or unweighted.
How do I create rules for an assignment group?
Once you have added assignments to your assignment group, you can create rules for the entire assignment group. Assignment group rules determine how the LMS handles any exceptions you want to create for grade calculations. Assignment groups can be ...
How do I Create Rules for Assignment Group?
Once you have added assignments to your Assignment Group, you can create rules for the entire Assignment Group. Assignment Group rules determine how the Astria LMS handles any exceptions you want to create for grade calculations. Assignment groups ...
What are Assignments?
Assignments in the Astria LMS can be used to challenge students' understanding and help assess competency by using a variety of media. Assignments include Quizzes, graded Discussions, and online submissions (i.e. files, images, text, URLs, etc.) The ...
How do I create an assignment?
You can create assignments on the Assignments page. You can create an assignment shell, which is a placeholder for an assignment within an assignment group, or you can create an entire assignment with all the assignment details at the same time. Open ...
How do I assign an assignment to an individual student?
When creating or editing an assignment, you can assign an assignment to individual students. You can also set different due and availability dates for a student within an assignment that is assigned to the rest of the class. Availability date ...