How do I edit or remove a course outcome in Improved Outcomes Management?
You can edit outcomes you have created in your course. You can also remove outcomes from your course.
This lesson displays how to edit or remove outcomes in a course within an account that has enabled the Improved Outcomes Management feature option. If the Outcomes page in your course displays differently than the images in this lesson, learn how to edit or remove outcomes in the classic Outcomes page view.
- If an outcome does not include an Edit or Delete link, it is an account level outcome or an imported outcome that cannot be edited or deleted.
- Outcomes that have been aligned with an assignment or question bank cannot be deleted unless they are removed from the assignment or question bank. Outcomes that have been used to assess a student cannot be deleted.
In Course Navigation, click the Outcomes link.
Locate the outcome you want to modify . In order to view your outcome, you may first need to click the outcome group .
To edit an outcome, click the Settings icon . Then click the Edit link .
Note: If you cannot use the Edit link for an outcome, it may be an account level outcome or an imported outcome.
You can edit the outcome's name , friendly name , description , and friendly description .
Modify Proficiency Rating
To modify the name of the proficiency rating of the outcome, click the Proficiency Ratings field and enter the updated term . To modify the number of the proficiency rating, click the Points field and enter the updated number .
To change how the outcome is calculated, click the Calculation Method drop-down menu . You can select Decaying Average, n Number of Times, Most Recent Score, Highest Score, and Average.
You can also select an outcome group for the new outcome. By default, the outcome will be placed in the course outcome group . To select an outcome group, click the name of the group . To create a new group for your outcome, click the Create New Group link .
To save your outcome, click the Create button .
Note: If the Average calculation method does not display, your institution has disabled this option.
To remove an outcome from your course, click the Settings icon  and click the Remove link .
Note: If you cannot use the Remove link for an outcome, it may be an account level outcome, an imported outcome, or an outcome aligned with an assignment or question bank.
To confirm you want to remove the outcome, click the Remove Outcome button.