Tip 1: Check column settings - Points possible

In Grade Centre, for each assessment column, check the Points Possible setting is set to the item total (i.e. not zero). For step-by-step instructions, refer to the Create a column guide.

Tip 2: Total and weighted total columns

In Grade Centre, calculated columns can be used to calculate finalised results without the need of a spreadsheet. For the Calculate as Running Total setting, ensure you select No, so cells without marks (i.e. no submission) are included in the calculation with the value of zero. For step-by-step instructions, refer to the Total Column and Weighted Column guides.

Tip 3: Check the history of mark changes

Grade Centre logs a record of all changes made to marks during the semester. At the end of the semester, you can use the View Grades History tool to produce a report that shows all changes and comments, to confirm validity and check for errors. For step-by-step instructions, refer to the Grade History Report guide.

Tip 4: Grade Schema

In Grade Centre, a Grade Schema can be set up to automatically allocate 1-7 grades based on percentage boundaries. For step-by-step instructions, refer to the Create a Grade Schema (1-7 grades) guide (YouTube, 4m 4s).

Grade Centre - Grade Schema 1-7

Tip 5: SI-net merge & SI-net grade upload tool

Coordinators are reminded there are two methods for sending grades from Grade Centre to SI-net:

1. The SI-net merge tool allows the download of Grade Centre marks to a spreadsheet in the correct format for upload to SI-net. For step-by-step instructions, refer to the Upload grades to SI-net guide (YouTube, 5m 16s).

Grade Centre - SI-net merge tool

2. The Upload Grades to SI-net tool allows you with the required SI-net access (same access as for the CSV upload) to directly transfer grades from Grade Centre. For step-by-step instructions, refer to the Upload grades to SI-net (Direct) guide (YouTube, 2m 59s).

grade centre upload grades to si-net video