Moodle 3: Gradebook: How to Use the Smart File Importer

The Smart File Importer allows instructors to quickly upload grades to a graded item to Moodle by using a CSV or TXT files.

Note: A graded item will need to be created in the gradebook before the grades are uploaded.

There is a specific format files should have before using this smart file importer feature. This includes:

  • For 89 number
    • No headers
    • Two columns
      • 89 number
      • Grade
  • For Email Address
    • Two headers (labeled Email Address and Grade)
    • Two columns
      • Email Address
      • Grade

NOTE: Your file should be saved as a .csv OR a .txt.

How to Use the Smart File Importer:

1. Log in to Moodle, and access the desired course.

2. In the Administration tab to the left of the screen, select the Grades option.

Grades option

3. Open the drop down menu at the center of the screen, and choose the Smart File option under the Selective Import header.

Smart File option

4. There are two options for uploading a file.

  • You may drag and drop a file into the drag and drop area, or
  • You may select the Choose a File button at the top left.

Upload File page with choose a file button above the drag and drop area

5. In the file select window, click the Choose File button. Select the file you want to upload, and click the Upload this file button.

File Uploader page showing the choose file button at the top and the upload this file at the bottom

6. Choose the graded item from the drop down menu.

Graded item selection for Smart File Importer

7. Select Upload File.


Referenced from: Moodle

5/18/2020 1:19:54 PM