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Task Analysis: Adding Content Weights

in Infinite Campus
I chose to do my task analysis using the procedural analysis. I chose
procedural analysis to give new teachers a step-by-step approach to adding
district mandated content weights in infinite campus, which is used for
grading procedures. The user would desire a breakdown of the physical clicks
the new teacher will go through to achieve this task.

Task Outline:
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Logging into Infinite Campus
1.1 Log on to www.docoschools.org
1.2 Locate Resources for Employees in the burgundy banner
1.3 Click on the link “Intranet”
1.4 Enter username and password information
1.5 Click link for “OK”
1.6 Locate Other Web Services column
1.7 Click first link “Infinite Campus”
1.8 Enter username and password information
1.9 Click link for “Sign In”
Navigating Infinite Campus
2.1 Locate the “Waffle” or Data Changer
2.2 Click link for “Campus Instruction”
Accessing Grade Book
3.1 Click link ”Grade Book”
Adding Content Weights
4.1 Click tab for “Settings”
4.2 Click on link for “Categories”
4.3 Click link “Add”
4.4 Enter “Classwork/Daily” in textbox for Name
4.5 Enter “25” in textbox for Weight
4.6 Enter “1” in textbox for sequence
4.7 Locate Category Placement
4.8 Select ALL sections and terms by clicking Checkbox at the top of
the chart
4.9 Select individually ALL Nine Week Terms (1, 2, 3, 4) only
4.10 Click link for “Save”
4.11 Click link “Add”
4.12 Enter “Homework” in textbox for Name
4.13 Enter “10” in textbox for Weight
4.14 Enter “2” in textbox for sequence
4.15 Locate Category Placement

4.16 Select ALL sections and terms by clicking Checkbox at the top of
the chart
4.17 Select ALL Nine Week Terms (1, 2, 3, 4)
4.18 Click link for “Save”
4.19 Click link “Add”
4.20 Enter “Quizzes/Weekly Assignments” in textbox for Name
4.21 Enter “30” in textbox for Weight
4.22 Enter “3” in textbox for sequence
4.23 Locate Category Placement
4.24 Select ALL sections and terms by clicking Checkbox at the top of
the chart
4.25 Select ALL Nine Week Terms (1, 2, 3, 4)
4.26 Click link for “Save”
4.27 Click link “Add”
4.28 Enter “Summative Assessments” in textbox for Name
4.29 Enter “35” in textbox for Weight
4.30 Enter “4” in textbox for sequence
4.31 Locate Category Placement
4.32 Select ALL sections and terms by clicking Checkbox at the top of
the chart
4.33 Select ALL Nine Week Terms (1, 2, 3, 4)
4.34 Click link for “Save”
4.35 Click link for “Close” at the bottom of the window

STEPS
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ACTIONS ON SCREENS

SCRIPTS
Hello New
Teachers!
Welcome to
Infinite Campus
gradebook.
In this video, I will
show you how to
add category
weights in which
you will enter
your grades. To
access your
gradebook, first
you will need to
log onto the
Dougherty
County School
System’s website.
Scroll down on
the Dougherty
County
homepage while
looking on the
right side of the
web browser until
you locate the
Resources for
Employees
columns. Under
this title, click on
the link entitled
“Intranet.”
You will then be
prompted to
enter your
username and
password. Your
username is your
“first name”
period “last
name.” You
password was
given to you at
new teacher
orientation. Click
the link for “OK”
when done
entering this
information.

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You are now at
the Intranet
homepage.

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Scroll down on
the Intranet
homepage while
looking on the left
for the column
entitled Other
Web Services.
Under this title,
click on the link
entitled “Infinite
Campus.”

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You will be
prompted to log
in using your
username and
password. This
will be the same
information you
used to log into
the Intranet.

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You have now
entered into
Infinite Campus.
This window is
called Campus
Tool. Any district
updates or school
updates will
appear in the
center panel
located in this
window. On this
page, locate the
waffle or data
changer in the
right hand corner.

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Click the link for
Campus
Instruction.
That will take you
to a host of links
on your left hand
side that will be
readily available
for you. Click on
the link entitled
Grade Book.

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I will now show
you how to add
your category
titles and content
weights.

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Click on the tab
that says
Settings. Under
this column
locate the link
entitled
Categories and
click on that link.
It will open a
dialogue box in
which you will
enter the
information
necessary to
complete this
task.
Remember all
categories and
content weights
are consistent
regardless of
which subject you
teach. In order to
add a category,
click the link
entitled Add.

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In the textbox
entitled Name,
enter the first
category which is
Classwork/Daily.
The next textbox
is entitled Weight.
In this textbox,
you need to enter
25 because this
category is
weighted 25
percent according
to the consistent
grading policy
mandated by the
district. Be sure
to enter a
sequence in the
following box.
Because this is
the first category
we have created,
this will be first in
our grading
sequence. Next
scroll to Category
Placement and
select the open
checkbox at the
top of the chart
next to term. This
will select every
section for each
of the terms for
your category
and content
weights.
Under grading
task, you will
need to
individually select
each nine week.
You will select
Term 1 Nine
Week, Term 2
Nine Week, Term
3 Nine Week, and
Term 4 Nine
Week. You will
only select the
Terms for Nine
Weeks. Now you
click Save.

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We have
successfully
created our first
category with a
weight of 25%.
Let’s go ahead
and create our
remaining 3. Click
the link for Add.

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In the textbox
entitled Name,
enter the second
category which is
Homework. The
next textbox is
entitled Weight.
In this textbox,
you need to enter
10 because this
category is
weighted 10
percent according
to the consistent
grading policy
mandated by the
district. Be sure
to enter a
sequence in the
following box.
Because this is
the second
category we have
created, this will
be second in our
grading
sequence. Next
scroll to Category
Placement and
select the open
checkbox at the
top of the chart
next to term. This
will select every
section for each
of the terms for
your category
and content
weights.

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Under grading
task, you will
need to
individually select
each nine week.
You will select
Term 1 Nine
Week, Term 2
Nine Week, Term
3 Nine Week, and
Term 4 Nine Week
ONLY. You will only
select the Terms
for Nine Weeks.
Now you click
Save.
We have
successfully
created our
second category
with a weight of
10%. Let’s go
ahead and create
our remaining 2.
Click the link for
Add.

In the textbox
entitled Name,
enter the third
category which is
Quizzes/Weekly
Assignments. The
next textbox is
entitled Weight.
In this textbox,
you need to enter
30 because this
category is
weighted 30
percent according
to the consistent
grading policy
mandated by the
district. Be sure
to enter a
sequence in the
following box.
Because this is
the third category
we have created,
this will be third

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in our grading
sequence. Next
scroll to Category
Placement and
select the open
checkbox at the
top of the chart
next to term. This
will select every
section for each
of the terms for
your category
and content
weights.
Under grading
task, you will
need to
individually select
each nine week.
You will select
Term 1 Nine
Week, Term 2
Nine Week, Term
3 Nine Week, and
Term 4 Nine Week
ONLY. You will only
select the Terms
for Nine Weeks.
Now you click
Save.
We have
successfully
created our third
category with a
weight of 30%.
Let’s go ahead
and create our
remaining
category. Click
the link for Add.

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In the textbox
entitled Name,
enter the final
category which is
Summative
Assessments. The
next textbox is
entitled Weight.
In this textbox,
you need to enter
35 because this
category is
weighted 35
percent according
to the consistent
grading policy
mandated by the
district. Be sure
to enter a
sequence in the
following box.
Because this is
the fourth
category we have
created, this will
be fourth in our
grading
sequence. Next
scroll to Category
Placement and
select the open
checkbox at the
top of the chart
next to term. This
will select every
section for each
of the terms for
your category
and content
weights.
Under grading
task, you will
need to
individually select
each nine week.
You will select
Term 1 Nine
Week, Term 2
Nine Week, Term
3 Nine Week, and
Term 4 Nine Week
ONLY. You will only
select the Terms
for Nine Weeks.
Now you click
Save.

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Your category list
and weights
should read as
follows:
Classwork/Daily
with a weight of
25%, Homework
with a weight of
10%,
Quizzes/Weekly
Assignments with
a weight of 30%,
and Summative
Assessments with
a weight of 35%.
The sequence
should read 1, 2,
3, and 4. Once
you have finished
click the link
entitled Close.
You have just
been given a brief
overview of how
to add grading
categories and
content weights
as assigned by
the school
district. Should
you have any
questions please
feel free to
contact me.
Happy grading!