How to Drop Assignment Scores

Purpose: Dropping grades allows instructors to provide another method of grade curving for students. However, dropping assignment scores is most affective when grades are divided into Assignment Groups.

**The following process picks an assignment at random relating to the field selected. If an instructors chooses to pull a specific assignment from a course’s final grade, they should turn on the assignment setting “Do not count this assignment towards the final grade”.

**Only assignments that have grades entered will have their score dropped. It will not count assignments with no grades in them.

Other resources:
Canvas Guides: How do I create an assignment shell in an assignment group?
Canvas Guides: How do I create rules for an assignment group?
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