Every WebAssign assignment has a gradebook category. Use one of the default gradebook categories or create your own custom categories. Gradebook categories are used to identify different kinds of assignments for several purposes:
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- assignment inclusion or weighting in gradebook calculation
- in score reporting and downloads
- to set different extension policies
- to communicate to your students
Default Gradebook Categories
- Prereq Diagnostic
Custom Gradebook Categories
If needed, create your own categories. You can rename your custom categories, but you cannot delete them.
From the menu, click
.Your custom assignment categories are listed.
To create a new category, type a new category name and click Save.
You can't use the name of an existing category.
To rename a custom category, click it, edit its name, and click Save.
Renaming a category does not change its use in any way. Only the name changes. You cannot rename the default categories.
Your new or renamed gradebook categories are available.
If you renamed a category, it is updated in all your assignments and settings, but currently open pages will not show the name change until you save your work and reopen the page.