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Link a D2L activity to a grade item

D2L Brightspace course activity, such as Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes do not automatically have a grade item created and connected to it. You have an option to link them to a grade item if you want to use the grades tool. If not, you can still grade each activity within the tool itself without having it connected to the grades tool.

  • What is required: A D2L Brightspace course and a course activity (Assignments, Discussions, or Quizzes) ready to be linked to a grade item

Link an assignment to a grade item

Steps
  1. Click on the Assignments link from the course navbar
  2. Click on the drop-down menu of the assignment you want to attach a grade item to and choose Edit Assignment
  3. Under Evaluation and Feedback,
    • select an existing grade item from the Grade Item drop-down list, or
    • click New Grade Item to create a new one
  4. Click the Save and Close button
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Link a discussion to a grade item

Steps
  1. Click on the Discussions link from the course navbar
  2. Click on the drop-down menu of the discussion topic you want to attach a grade item to and choose Edit Topic
  3. in the Assessment tab,
    • select an existing grade item from the Grade Item drop-down list, or
    • click New Grade Item to create a new one
  4. Click the Save and Close button
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Link a quiz to a grade item

Steps
  1. Click on the Quizzes link from the course navbar
  2. Click on the drop-down menu of the assignment you want to attach a grade item to and choose Edit
  3. In the Assessment tab,
    • select an existing grade item from the Grade Item drop-down list, or
    • click New Grade Item to create a new one
  4. Click the Save and Close button
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