Moodle: Gradebook: Change Grade Display Type

The Moodle Gradebook allows grades to be displayed as a Real grade (the actual score), a Percentage, a Letter Grade, or any combination of those 3 options.  The default setting for Moodle is to display the Real grade with the letter grade in parentheses.  To change this configuration:

  1. Go to Gradebook Setup, click the Edit menu for the Gradebook, and then click Edit settings 

Edit settings located under the Edit drop down menu for the gradebook


  1. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click the Show more... link just above the Save Changes button.

Show more link depicted directly above the Save Changes button at the bottom of the screen


  1. Then, scroll back up until you see the Grade display type dropdown menu from the expanded set of options and select the desired display type.  Be sure to scroll back down to the bottom and click the Save Changes button if you change any settings.

Grade display type menu shown expanded and listing all available display types


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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