Gradebook: Exporting to a File Moodle ISU


The gradebook in Moodle ISU can be exported and imported using four different formats (open document spreadsheets, plain text file, excel spreadsheet, or XML file).  Grades can be kept and calculated throughout the semester using Moodle ISU; however, final grades must be entered into Banner at the end of the semester.

This guide will help you to understand:

Exporting your Moodle ISU gradebook

The following steps will help you export your Moodle ISU gradebook to a file that can be saved to your computer or another local archive system.  It is important to save a copy of your grades for archive and record keeping purposes.  To export your gradebook:

  1. In the desired course, Locate the Administration block.
  2. Click on the Grades option.

  1. In the Administration block, Click on the Export option and Select the type of file you would like to create.

Note: The option that you select will be shown in black in the work screen as a tab option.


  1. Select the Export Options:


  1. In the Grade Items to be Included Section you can select or deselect the items to be included in the export.

  1. Click on the Submit button to advance to the Preview Screen.

Note: The Preview screen will give you a glance at the file before you download.  If you need to make adjustments, just select the file type under export and it will take you back to make adjustments.

  1. Click the Download button to download the exported file.

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