How to Make Your Gradebooks Reflect Your Syllabus

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It is important that your syllabus is reflected accurately and completely in your gradebook so students have a clear understanding of expectations and grading. Your eLearning team is here to help you check that the two are synchronized at the onset of the semester. The following are some suggestions for syllabus-gradebook alignment.

1) Create a syllabus with grading in mind. Use the Augsburg University Syllabus Template, which you may download to use as a model. This template includes important university policies.

2) Build your course in Moodle. Below are directions to use the Moodle Course Template. This template is intended to be a time-saver for instructors, but it also ensures consistency in course design to reduce unnecessary stress for students.

3) Refer to the following resource to learn more about recommended gradebook setups:

Heads up – Upcoming Workshops!
+January 18th from 10-12pm, your IT team will be offering a Zoom workshop on how to make your gradebooks reflect your syllabus, extra credit, categories, values, and weights. Please save the date and stay tuned for more!
+January 23rd from 2-3pm, we will host a discussion about ChatGPT, on Zoom.
See the CTL Calendar for more information.

NOTE: this is a *condensed* version of the weekly update we email directly to all faculty

For additional help, contact your LFC or IDT (Instructional Design Technologist).