How do I set up Multi-Outcome Scoring in a course?

Enable Multi-Outcome Scoring in your course

If available in your domain, you can easily enable and start using Echo's Multi-Outcome Scoring gradebook.  But you may wish to add your own or remove what is currently set as default.

  1. Open the Editor by clicking on the Tool icon and select Course Settings from the dropdown
  2. From the Course Setting page select Add Scoring Outcome from the Multi-outcome scoring panel
  3. If scoring outcomes exist in your domain, they will show on the Multi-Outcome Scoring panel.  
  4. Import by select Add Scoring Outcome
  5. Select Use Pre-Defined Outcome
  6. Click on the boxes next to the outcomes to import
  7. Click Done
  8. Select each outcome to edit weights
  9. Save.

Once your outcomes have been added click Save from the upper right menu bar.

Add additional scoring outcomes

You can create and/or import additional scoring outcomes:

  1. Open the Editor by clicking on the Tool icon and select Course settings from the drop down
  2. From the Course setting page select Add Scoring Outcome from the Multi-outcome scoring panel
  3. If scoring outcomes exist in your domain, they will show on the Multi-outcome scoring panel
  4. Click  Add Scoring Outcome
  5. Select Create New Outcome
  6. Enter Title, Description, Weight
  7. Click Done
Add additional scoring outcomes

Import scoring outcomes

To import outcomes, simply check the box(es) next to the outcome(s) you want to add and click Done.

Import scoring outcomes

Disable Multi-Outcome Scoring

  1. Open the Editor by clicking on the Tool icon and select Course settings from the drop down
  2. From the Course setting page select the outcome to be removed from the  Multi-outcome scoring panel
  3. Click on Remove This Scoring Outcome
Disable Multi-Outcome Scoring

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Enable Multi-Outcome Scoring in your course

If available in your domain, you can easily enable and start using Echo's Multi-Outcome Scoring gradebook.

  1. Open the Editor with the Main Menu.
  2. Click Settings in the toolbar and select the Multi-Outcome Scoring tab.
  3. Click Enable Multi-Outcome Scoring.
  4. If scoring outcomes exist in your domain, Echo automatically opens an Import Scoring Outcomes window, so you can import the outcomes you want. To import, check the box(es) next to the outcome(s) you want and click OK.
  5. Save.
Enable Multi-Outcome Scoring in your course

Add additional scoring outcomes

You can create and/or import additional scoring outcomes:

  1. Open the Editor with the Main Menu.
  2. Click Settings in the toolbar and select the Multi-Outcome Scoring tab; current scoring outcomes appear in this tab:
    • Click Import to bring in existing domain-wide outcomes.
    • Click Add to create your own course-specific outcomes.
Add additional scoring outcomes

Import scoring outcomes

To import outcomes, simply check the box(es) next to the outcome(s) you want to add and click OK.

Import scoring outcomes

Create new scoring outcomes

To create new outcomes:

  1. Click box in the Color column to choose the outcome's representative color.
  2. Provide a Title and Description in the appropriate fields.
  3. Indicate the grading weight you want this outcome to have in relation to the other outcomes.
  4. Click the checkmark to save the outcome and X to delete it.
  5. Once new outcomes are saved:
    • Use the up and down arrows to reorder them.
    • Click the pencil (edit) icon to make changes.
    • Click the garbage can (delete) icon to remove.
  6. Save.
Create new scoring outcomes

Disable Multi-Outcome Scoring

  1. Open the Editor with the Main Menu.
  2. Click Settings in the toolbar and select the Multi-Outcome Scoring tab.
  3. Select each scoring objective and click the garbage can (delete) icon to remove.
  4. Save.
Disable Multi-Outcome Scoring
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