Oct 282014
 
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  • Navigate to the Journals page
  • Select the Down Arrow next to the Journal title you want to edit
  • Select Edit
  • Journal Information
    • Make changes to the Name and/or Instructions fields
  • Journal Availability
    • Make changes to the journal availability
  • Journal Date and Time Restrictions
    • Make any changes to the Display After, or Display Until date/time
  • Journal Settings
    • Make any changes to the Index Entries
    • Make any changes to Allow Users to Edit and Delete Entries
    • Make any changes to Allow Users to Delete Comments
    • Make any changes to Permit Course Users to View Journal
  • Grade Settings
    •  If you previously enabled grading, a column is created automatically in the Grade Center. It is permanently gradable, and you cannot change the setting to No grading.  You can make changes to the number of Points possible. Points possible will apply to one or more entries made by a user to the journal topic.
      • Optionally, select/deselect the check box for Show participants in needs grading status and make any changes to the number of entries required. Applying this setting will show the needs grading icon in the Grade Center and place the entries in the queue on the Needs Grading page after the specified number of entries are made.
      • Make any changes to the Due Date.
      • If desired, use Add Rubric to use a grading rubric for the journal
        • Select Add Rubric and choose one of the following options:
          • Select Rubric
            • Select the check box next to the Rubric you want to use
            • Select Submit
            • A confirmation pop-up message appears, select OK to assign the rubric’s Maximum Points as the Points Possible or Cancel to quit
          • Create New Rubricsee detailed tutorial
            • 1. Rubric Information
              • Enter a Name in the Name field and a Description in the Description field
            • 2. Rubric Detail
              • Configure the Rubric Grid to match your feedback and grading criteria
            • Select Submit
          • Create from Existing creates a new Rubric using the existing criteria from a chosen Rubric
            • Select the check box next to the Rubric you want to use
            • Select Submit
            • 1. Rubric Information
              • Enter a Name in the Name field and a Description in the Description field
            • 2. Rubric Detail
              • Configure the Rubric Grid to match your feedback and grading criteria
            • Select Submit
            • A confirmation pop-up message appears, select OK to assign the rubric’s Maximum Points as the Points Possible or Cancel to quit
        • The chosen Rubric information appears
          • Select the red “X” icon to Remove the Rubric
          • Select the paper icon to View the Rubric
          • Select the paper and pencil icon to Edit the Rubric
          • For Type: choose either Used for Grading or Used for Secondary Evaluation
          • For Show Rubric to Students: select one of the following:
            • No (default)
            • Yes (With Rubric Scores)
            • Yes (Without Rubric Scores)
            • After Grading
  • Select Submit
  • A green confirmation bar appears: “Success: Journal Edited.