Moodle: Import Scores from DataLink (Faculty)

Moodle: Import Scores from DataLink (Faculty)

Moodle: Import Scores from DataLink (Faculty)

Importing scores into Moodle from DataLink is a 3-step process.


When students are taking the test or quiz you are going to import, ensure students fill in their student ID number.

Step 1: Scan the quizzes or tests into DataLink

  1. Load the student database so that DataLink can verify the ID numbers.
  2. Scan the key sheet first.
  3. Finish scanning every student’s quiz or exam.
  4. Verify that DataLink found every student.
  5. Click [Excel Export].
  6. Name and save the spreadsheet as prompted.

Step 2: Copy the scores in Excel

  1. In Excel, open the file you exported.
  2. Go to the “Class Roster” sheet, located at the bottom left corner of the spreadsheet (the second tab).
  3. Select the ID Number and Score Columns, including the headers, then press [Ctr]l+[C] to copy the information.
  4. Click "File" > "New."
  5. Paste the values that you copied from the first Excel file.
  6. Click "File" > "Save As" > "Save as type" > "CSV (Comma delimited) (*.csv)."
  7. Click [Save].
  8. Click [Yes] on any message boxes you receive.

Step 3: Upload the CSV file to Moodle

  1. Log in to Moodle, and navigate to the course homepage that the grades are for.
  2. From the Settings sidebar under “Course administration,” click [Grades].
  3. Click the Grader Report dropdown menu.
  4. From the dropdown menu under Import, click “CSV file.”
  5. Click [Choose a file…].
  6. Click [Upload a file…].
  7. Click [Choose file].
  8. Select the CSV file you just created.
  9. Upload the CSV file.
  10. Click [Upload Grades].
  11. From the “Map from” dropdown menu, select “ID Number.”
  12. From the “Map to” dropdown menu, select “useridnumber.”
  13. From the “ID Number” dropdown menu, select “ignore.”
  14. From the “Score” dropdown menu, select the assignment you are uploading the grades for.
  15. Click [Upload grades]. You should receive a message that the grades were imported successfully.

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