The Grading Scheme in Canvas controls the display of final grades in the Total Column in the Canvas Gradebook. The instructor can opt to display final scores as points or percentages. Toggle the display by clicking on the three dots next to the column’s title and selecting the preferred display from the menu that pops up.
For grade submission purposes, final scores appearing in the Total Column should be paired with letter grades. Letter grades are derived from the course’s letter grade scheme based on student final scores.
Students are able to view both final scores and letter grades. The instructor can opt to hide total scores and letter grades from student view in the following way:
To understand how letter grades are derived from final scores, you must locate your letter grade scheme and be able to change it.
The letter grade scheme is located in the course settings:
At Iowa State University, a sample grading scheme is enabled by default.
If you determine this default grade scheme is not appropriate for assigning letter grades in your course, you can do one of the following: