Type of Rubric Description

Standard Rubric

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This is a scaled rubric. Each row contains criterion decriptors that correspond to point values associated to each column. Each criterion is weighted (percentage). The criteria weights should have a sum of 100%.

  • Enter a name for the rubric in the field to the right of MenuMenu Icon.
  • Enter Criterion Names and Descriptions at the head of each row. To add a criterion, click Add CriterionAdd Criterion icon at the top of the Criteria column (1st Column). Enter a percent weight for each criterion.
  • Enter Scale Names and Point Values at the head of each column (2nd, 3rd, 4th, ...). To add a new Scale with corresponding scale value, click Add ScaleAdd Scale icon.
  • Enter Descriptors for each cell in the matrix.
  • Add your criteria percentages to ensure they have a sum of 100%.
  • Save your rubric. (The save button is in the lower right hand corner).

Custom Rubric

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In a custom Rubric, point values are associated directly with each cell of the rubric. The highest point value assigned in a criterion row is assumed to be the maximum point value for that criterion. This maximum value will be used to calculate the overall grade of the student paper.

  • Enter a name for the rubric in the field to the right of MenuMenu Icon.
  • Enter Criterion Names and Descriptions at the head of each row. To add a criterion, click Add CriterionAdd Criterion icon at the top of the Criteria column (1st Column).
  • Enter Scale Names.  To add a new Scale with corresponding svcale value, click Add ScaleAdd Scale icon.
  • Enter Descriptors for each cell in the matrix. Enter a Point Value for each cell. NOTE: When using the rubric to score the paper, one cell per row will be selected.
  • Save your rubric. (The save button is in the lower right hand corner).

Qualitative Rubric

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The Qualitative rubric setup is the same as the other two rubric types except point values are not associated to scales nor descriptors. This rubric is used for feedback only and not for scoring.
Last Updated: 12/11/2018