Extra Credit

Extra Credit is not an option for an Item in a gradebook category set to use Weighted mean of grades.
(It does work for Natural and Simple weighted mean of grades which are our suggested aggregations.)

How do you identify extra credit?gradebook_extracredit_id

You can identify an extra credit item from the Gradebook Setup view. The Max grade will followed by a dashed underlined + symbol.

Make an item Extra Credit

The Extra credit option is not available under certain types of gradebook category aggregation so the item must first be created and placed in a category that allows extra credit. You can then mark the grade item (manual or Moodle Activity) as extra credit.

Scroll to the top of the main page of your course (if you aren’t there already).

Select the Grades option from the Secondary Navigation. 

Select the Gradebook Setup option from the drop-down. 

Locate the grade item you wish to make extra credit and open its Edit menu.

Click Edit settings.

Expand the Parent Category section.

Check the box next to Extra Credit.
NOTE: if you don’t see this option see the troubleshooting instructions below.

Click the Save changes button.

Repeat as desired for each item you want to be extra credit.

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