Common Activity Settings: Grade

Common Activity Settings: Grade

Grade is found in activities that allow a gradebook item to be created.

Grade activity setting options


  • Grade category specifies in what gradebook category, if any, the grade for this activity will be entered. See Moodle: Gradebook: Creating Categories to learn more.
  • Grade to pass is optional. Specify the minimum grade a student must achieve to be considered to have passed this item, but can safely be left blank. If set, grades in the gradebook will be highlighted in red for fail and green for pass.
  • Attempts allowed specify how many attempts the user can have at the activity. When a number above 1 is selected, the Grading method menu option appears.
  • Grading method specifies how a final grade item will be determined if multiple attempts are possible. With the following options:
    • Highest grade
    • Average grade
    • First attempt
    • Last attempt


Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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