BrainHoney Features: Student Grades
average is your grade for the course. If the categories (such as Major
and Minor grades or Assignment and Exam grades) are weighted, this
grade reflects that weighted average. The percent complete chart tells
you the percentage of gradeable activities you have completed.
Tools for Grade Estimation and Calculation
- The What-if
you to project your final percentage. Click this link to open a new
window with all recorded scores visible. These may
changed, but you can predict your final percentage by entering
hypothetical scores for your remaining assignments in the empty spaces
and pressing the Recalculate button.
Weighting scale link opens a
window to show you how the grade
categories (such as Assignment and Exam grades or Major and Minor
grades) are weighted. In the example shown below, Assignments and
Quizzes are worth 20% of the total grade, while projects and exams are
each worth 40% of the total grade. There is also a potential for an
extra 10% in extra
grades show you one aspect of your progress, you may also want to see
which areas you are mastering, and in which areas you should seek
additional help. To ensure that you are staying on track and mastering
the course content, click the Learning
link. This displays a screen which displays each of the course
objectives and a chart to show you which objectives you have mastered
to date, as well as additional links to view details on the course
materials related to each objective.
This link takes you to view the time that you have spent on each item in the course. This is organized by day, and then listed by Item Name followed by location in the Syllabus.
points and percentages by category figure shows you how you are doing
in each category. For example, for the example course shown below,
there are three categories:
- Assignments and Quizzes
average grade for activities in the Assignments and Quizzes category is
97%, while the average grade for activities in the Projects category is
To calculate the cumulative grade, each average is
multiplied by its grade weight percentage (see the example Weighting Scale
above) and these numbers will be added together.
activity is listed under its category, along with where it is located
in the course. Double-click the activity to view additional details.
For example, if the activity is a quiz, you may review the results (if
the quiz is configured to allow this).
The scores and status of each activity display in the
pending grading. This icon displays once you have
assignment or an assessment, but the grade has not been returned to
the activity. Your grade displays once the instructor
has returned your
grades. In some cases, this will display as soon as you take a quiz or
test, but in other cases, instructors will return grades to all students at
If your instructor allows you to retry an assessment (either quiz or
exam) or assignment, you may retry the test or resubmit the assignment,
and the new grade will replace the grade that currently displays.
(Note: Retry is different than retaking
an assessment. Some assessments are configured to be retaken as many
times as you need to review the materials. A Retry is given
specifically by an instructor to a specific student for one additional
from activity. An instructor may choose to excuse you from
an assignment or taking an assessment. In this case, you do not have to
submit the assignment or assessment, and no grade will be averaged in
to your cumulative score.