D2L Brightspace: Associate Grades with Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes


How do I sync the grades from Assignments to the grades tool in the D2L Brightspace? How do I transfer exam scores from Quizzes to Grades in my course? How can I quickly evaluate Discussion participation?


First you will want to set-up your Grades in your course. Then you can associate or attach Grade Items to Quizzes, Assignments, and Discussions.

This tutorial video playlist walks you through the steps to set-up Grades and associate Grades with other tools in your course for benefits like:

  • Quick and up to date gradebook by syncing grades from other learning activities to Grades.
  • Assess Topic and Assess Student menu in Discussions appears after association for efficient evaluation of discussion participation.
  • Auto-graded Quizzes get published to Grades right away for an overall in-progress view for students.

Set-up Grades

Associate Grades with Assignments

Associate Grades with Discussions

Associate Grades with Quizzes

Direct link to the video tutorial playlist for additional step-by-step guidance on setting up Grades and associating items.


Article ID: 199
Tue 2/22/22 11:03 AM
Tue 3/29/22 3:37 PM