Advice on designing and using rubrics

Grading rubrics, which articulate the learning objectives and evaluation standards for a particular assignment, can be a valuable learning tool. Rubrics are not "shortcuts" or "time-savers" for grading, nor can they take the place of individual oral or written feedback to student writing, but they can help students to understand the goals of an assignment, and help instructors to assess students' work clearly and consistently.

Sample rubrics

The best rubrics are written by instructors themselves for their own particular assignments. The models offered here can provide inspiration in creating rubrics that fit your own teaching objectives.

Sample rubrics for specific types of assignments:

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