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 Setup view of the gradebook by looking for number values followed by a dashed underlined + symbol. On hovering over this plus symbol a tool-tip will appear confirming it to be extra credit.

Make an item Extra Credit

Once a grade item (manual or a Moodle Activity) has been created you can mark it as extra credit. The Extra credit option may not appear on Manual Grade Item creation and may not be an option under certain types of Gradebook Category Aggregation.

Expand the Actions Menu (gear Icon) from the top-right corner of the page.

Select the Gradebook setup option.

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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