Auto-Finalization Course

This article outlines what it means to have a course that auto-finalizes.

IMPORTANT: Courses taught by Lincoln Learning Solutions Teacher Facilitators are designed to have auto-finalization.

In an auto-finalized course, the course will finalize on its own once you have met the following criteria within the course:

  • 100% gradable completion
  • No retries available
  • All assessments are graded
  • 60% or higher overall grade

The determination for 100% gradable completion is when a student submits all the required Assess Its for a course. Students do not need to be 100% complete with all activities (overall completion).

NOTE: Lincoln Learning does not require check marks on all activities.

IMPORTANT: Auto-graded courses without an instructor will contain a Course Finalization Assessment that must be completed to trigger the course to be finalized. Click here to watch the Understanding Your Course Finalization Assessment video.

WARNING: Auto-graded courses using client teachers may still see the Course Finalization Assessment; however, unless the teacher sets the auto-finalization criteria, the grade is not auto-finalized.

A course is finalized, so your course status is changed to Completed. When a course is not finalized, the status will remain as Active, Expired, or Inactive.


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