After a final grade is released, showing how the final grade is calculated is enabled in the Brightspace system by default. A calculator icon displays to the learner as part of the Final Grade display.

When the “Display how final grade was calculated to users“ option is selected, after a final grade choice is released, when selecting the calculator icon, all grade items involved in the calculation of the grade are visible to the learner, even those “Hidden” in the grades area.

Access the "Settings" area of course Grades and select/deselect the checkbox related to "Final Grade Calculation" to make the calculator icon visible or hidden from learners.

Brightspace screenshots - CD 20_20_10 - infographic help sheet combining screenshots to show functionality in "Settings" area of Grades

Managing users (typically Instructor role) can toggle the calculator icon on/off dependent on what is needed. The calculator feature is not visible to learners until after a final grade type (Final Calculated Grade or Adjusted Final Grade - found under the Settings > Calculation Options tab) is released for learner view.

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What dialog boxes look like and how dialog boxes and browsers interact is dependent upon the operating system and browser being used. The screenshots in this tutorial may differ from the screen that the user is viewing when performing actions described.

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