To create a new marking column weights definition in FAWeb version 7.83 or higher:
  1. In Faculty Access for the Web>select Define marking column weights from the Gradebook menu.
  2. To the right of the Calculation Name field, click New.
  3. In the Name field, enter the name of the calculation.
  4. In the Marking Column field, select the marking column that will be calculated.
  5. Click OK to return to the Marking column weights definition page.
    In the Marking Column column, select the marking columns to include in the calculation.
  6. In the Weight column, indicate each marking column's weight in the calculation.
    Note: You can review the percentage of each marking column in the Percent column but cannot edit that column.  Adjusting the weights will adjust the percentages. 
  7. Click Save.
  8. Assign the marking column weights to the appropriate marking column. (BB221865)

To create a new marking column calculation in FAWeb version 7.82 or lower:
  1. In Faculty Access for the Web> select Gradebook.
  2. On the Gradebook page, select the Setup tab.
  3. From the list on the left, select Define Calculations.
  4. To the right of the Calculation Name field, click New.
  5. In the Calculation Name field, enter the name of the marking column calculation.
  6. In the Marking Column field, select the marking column to calculate.
  7. Click OK to return to the Define Calculations page.
  8. In the Marking Column column, select the marking columns to include in the calculation.
  9. In the Factor column, enter the percentage of each marking column in the calculation.
    Note: You can review the percentage of each marking column in the Percent column but cannot edit that column.  Adjust the weights to adjust the percentages
  10. Click Save.
  11. Assign the calculation to the appropriate marking column. (BB221865)

Note: You can select only marking columns preceding the marking column to calculate, as ordered on the Marking Columns tab in Grades
Note: Weights can be entered in any fashion.  For example, if defining weights for two marking columns, you can enter a weights of 1 and 1 to indicate each marking column is worth 50%, or you can enter weights of 50 and 50, which still equates to 50% each.