Copy and Paste Assignment Scores to GradeBook
You can copy and paste scores to your GradeBook for assignments your students completed outside of WebAssign.
- Click .
- Select I want to upload a set of assignments from a file.
- Click Next.
Download an assignment scores template for your class.
Download the template to get a file — prepopulated with your students' information — formatted correctly for you to add assignment scores.Note: If you skip this step, you will need to create the file and add your students' information manually.
Under Download Template:
- Select fullname or student number if you want to include this information.
- Select the file extension to use for the downloaded file.
The file is downloaded as a tab-separated text file with the filename extension you selected.
Assignment Fullname Student Number Category Description Points Due Available maryallen52@webassign Allen, Mary 242052 patriciagarcia86@webassign Garcia, Patricia 306586 bettynguyen98@webassign Nguyen, Betty 326098 johnrodriguez67@webassign Rodriguez, John 340067 danielwhite08@webassign White, Daniel 250708
Open the template file in your spreadsheet editor — both Excel and Google Sheets work well —
and add assignment data.
You can add one or more assignments. Each assignment's data is in its own column in the table.
- If needed, add a blank column right of the student information or previous assignment.
Enter information about the assignment in the column, in the rows corresponding to the
headers on the left.
Item Description Assignment How the assignment will be listed. Category Assignment category for GradeBook calculations. Description Optional description. Points How many points the assignment is worth. Due Assignment due date. Available Whether the assignment scores are shown to students:
- Y = yes
- N = no
Enter each student's score in the student's row in the assignment column.
Scores must be numeric and specified as points out of the total point value.
Letter grades and missing scores are displayed as NA in WebAssign and are counted as 0 points.
Assignment Fullname Student Number Project 1 Project 2 Category Research Research Description Points 50 50 Due 2/1/2017 3/1/2017 Available Y Y maryallen52@webassign Allen, Mary 242052 42 44 patriciagarcia86@webassign Garcia, Patricia 306586 38 39 bettynguyen98@webassign Nguyen, Betty 326098 48 47 johnrodriguez67@webassign Rodriguez, John 340067 46 39 danielwhite08@webassign White, Daniel 250708 36 42
- Select all the spreadsheet cells with data (including the student usernames) and copy your selection.
- In WebAssign, for Upload Method, select Copy and paste scores from a file on your computer.
- Click Next.
Paste the copied data into the box.
Your data should be pasted as tab-delimited text.
If your data are not pasted correctly, save your spreadsheet as a tab-delimited text file, open the file with a text editor, and copy from that.
The assignments and scores you provided are listed.
Values that can't be used, like invalid dates, are indicated so you can correct them.
- Click Save.
If you try to add an assignment with the same name as another assignment already scheduled or entered for the section, you are prompted to rename the new assignment or update the existing assignment information and scores. You can also create the new assignment with the same name as the existing assignment if needed.