Download and/or Upload the Grade Center

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You can download full or partial data from the Grade Center. Once downloaded, grades and comments accessed through the Quick Comment feature or Manual Override page can be changed and added offline and later uploaded to the Grade Center.

1. Control Panel >> Grade Center >> Full Grade Center

2. In the top right-hand corner, hover the Work Offline drop down list and select Download.

3. Select the data to download:
Full Grade Center Contains all columns and associated data. Comments will not be included, and you cannot add them offline.
Selected Grading Period From the drop-down list, select a grading period. You must create grading periods before they are chosen.
Selected Column From the drop-down list, select one column and its data. Select the check box to Include comments for this Column, which will download comments from the Quick Comment feature or Manual Override page. You can edit included comment text offline.
User information Columns containing student data such as username are included
4. Select the file delimiter, Comma or Tab.
5. Select whether to Include Hidden Information in the downloaded data. Hidden information includes columns and students who have been hidden from the view in the downloaded file.
6. Select the location for the download. Click Browse to select a folder in the Content Collection.
7. Click Submit.
8. On the next Download Grades page, click Download and save the file. Do not change the file name while saving because the Grade Center needs the information it contains to deliver it to the appropriate column when uploading.
Note: If you plan on uploading your file back into the Grade Center, you must have it saved as a .csv file.
1. Control Panel >> Grade Center >> Full Grade Center
2. In the top right-hand corner, hover the Work Offline drop down list and select Upload.
3. Browse for the file. Files are uploaded from your computer, or if available, from the Content Collection.
4. Select the delimiter type: Comma, Tab, or Auto. Choosing Auto attempts to automatically detect the delimiter used in the selected file.
5. Click Submit.
6. On the Upload Grades Confirmation page, review the list of data from the file to be uploaded. Clear the check boxes for any data to be excluded from the upload. Using this method, you can upload only the columns of data you want from the file.

Review the Data Preview column to be sure the correct data is being uploaded. Data that appears incorrectly can denote an improperly formatted file. The data preview only shows a sample of the data in each column in the file.

Tip: Large files take significant time to process and a warning message appears for any files that need extra time to process. To avoid long processing times, break up large files into separate uploads.

7. Click Submit.

For more info on working offline, click here.