GradeSource is an online service for instructors and students. Students benefit when they are able to
check their grades and other statistical information on the Internet.
On a per course basis, GradeSource maintains categories, percentage weightings, and student scores.
GradeSource generates anonymous reports for student viewing. The reports list the raw scores, histograms,
statistics, and rankings based on each assessment (homework, exams, labs, etc.), each category, and the
entire course. Students identify their scores using a randomly generated secret number that GradeSource
individually emails to them. GradeSource includes in that email the URL for the main student report web
page. Additionally, instructors are encouraged to link that report page to a course page that they
- GradeSource is convenient: It allows students to access
their course records from anywhere on the Internet. If they have access to a Web browser, they have
access to your records.
- GradeSource is versatile: It has multiple ways it can
interpret, sort, and display course data.
- GradeSource improves integrity of course data: Students
can verify their scores for accuracy so that they can contact the instructor immediately for correction
if they see a missing score or a score recorded in error.
- GradeSource motivates students: When students can immediately
see the effects of their work, they can track their progress to see their course standing change with each
new report posting.
- GradeSource saves time: Student conferences about grades are
reduced since students can know exactly where they stand at all times.
All GradeSource functionality is available though Internet Explorer 4.0 or greater and Netscape 4.06