Grade a Discussion

To set a discussion up so that it can be graded, see Configure a Discussion Topic for Assessment.

Grade All Posts in a Topic

  1. Click the arrow next to the topic name.
    Assess Topic option in discussion topic context menu
  2. A list of students will show up with a Topic Score link under each student's name. Click on the Topic Score link and a window will appear with all of that student's posts in the topic.
    Topic Score link on Assess Topic page
  3. To assess the student's posts, do the following: 
    • Click on the Topic Score to enter a grade for the student;
    • Check the Publish score on save checkbox to have the grade published when you save the score;
    • Add feedback for the student in the General Feedback area.
      Assess Topic window
  4. Click Save and Close.