Considering using the Moodle Gradebook? While you're not required to make use of this feature, it can be a useful tool for courses that use Moodle heavily, and convenient for your students. Read on to decide whether the Moodle Gradebook or another method (like a spreadsheet) is right for you.
In either case, you'll be required to upload your grades to my.mtholyoke using the Registrar's method. Moodle does not automatically submit final grades.
Use the Moodle Gradebook if:
Consider sticking with other methods if:
If your current method of grading is working well for you, consider sticking with it! If you'd like to start doing some of the things that the Gradebook is good at, but still do the final calculations in a spreadsheet, you can choose that too. It is also possible to grade items in the Moodle gradebook but keep those grades hidden from students, and then do final calculations in a spreadsheet. There are many ways to grade, email the Moodle Help Team for help making a plan that's right for you!