Enter Category Averages in GradeBook

You can add category average scores to your GradeBook for categories, such as participation, for which no assignments exist.

  1. From the GradeBook, click Settings.
  2. Click the Categories tab.
  3. At the top of the Categories page, select an assignment category.

    If the category you want to use is not listed, first add it to the GradeBook.

  4. Set the GradeBook not to calculate averages for the category.

    If WebAssign will calculate Category averages is shown, click Change, then OK to confirm.

    WebAssign is not set to calculate Category averages is shown.

  5. Click Enter or Update Category Averages.
  6. In Enter total value of this category, type the total point value for the category.

    For GradeBooks based on weighted category averages, the point value might be a percentage specified as a positive integer without the % sign.

  7. Select Enter averages for each student by hand.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Enter a category score for each student.

    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.

    For example:

    Fullname Average
    Allen, Mary 98
    Garcia, Patricia 63
    Nguyen, Betty 87
    Rodriguez, John 84
    White, Daniel 78
  10. Click Next.
  11. Review the scores.

    To make changes, you use your browser's Back button.

  12. Click Next.
  13. Optional: Click Update GradeBook.