Backing up Moodle grades

What would happen if our campus internet connection went down for a few days? Or if the Moodle server crashed? One of the scariest consequences would be the loss of student grade data. Thankfully it is very easy to export a Moodle grade book, turning it into an Excel spreadsheet. Click on an image if you’d like to view it a bit larger:

Moodle grade export step 1
From the Grader Report (the standard view for Teachers), choose the Export tab.
Moodle grade export step 2
Click the link to choose “Excel Spreadsheet”, then click Submit.
Moodle grade export step 3
Finally, click the Download button. Now you’ve got a copy of grade data that can be saved or printed!

 

 

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