Using a weighted grading system in Brightspace can help you to align your assessment strategy to your Gradebook components. In this example we will show you how to set up the grades area on a Brightspace module that reflects the assessment strategy of a typical module.

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The example comprises the below elements:

  • Continuous Assessment component totalling 40% of final grade - the CA is composed of individual and group assignments both comprising 20% of final grade (40% overall)
  • Final Exam component totalling 60% of final grade

Creating Grade Items
Download the offline guide or follow the video demonstration below.


Previous: Learn how to setup your module grades using the Grades Wizard here.

Next: Learn how to create an assignment here.