To grade an assignment as extra credit:
- Go to the Gradebook.
- Click the Setup tab (top row of tabs).
- Click the Gradebook Setup tab (bottom row of tabs).
- In Actions column, click Edit associated with the assignment.
- Select Edit Settings.
- Under Parent Category, check box for Extra Credit.
- Select Save changes.
When assigning extra credit, students will receive credit for doing the assignment and will not be penalized for not completing it.