Rubrics in Feedback Studio

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A rubric is a framework which can be used to explain to students what the expectations are for an assignment, and how the assignment will be assessed.  Prior to completing the assignment, students can use a rubric to identify the criteria against which they will be assessed, making it easier to understand what is required in order to attain a given level of performance.

After completing an assignment, the student can refer to their rubric feedback to see how they actually performed, and to identify where they may have lost marks.  With GradeMark rubrics, tutors may also link specific passages of text within an assignment to specific elements of the rubric itself, providing students with more targeted feedback.

About rubrics and grading forms

tii_21Rubric Structure – This guide explains the general structure of rubrics in Turnitin.  Each type of rubric follows the same underlying structure.

tii_21Rubric types – This guide explains the three different types of rubric which can be used in GradeMark / Turnitin.

tii_4*Important* – You cannot edit a rubric once it has been attached to an assignment.  You can detach the rubric from an assignment, but doing so will remove all associated marking already completed for that assignment.  It is therefore vital that your rubric has been fully checked and ratified before it is attached to an assignment.

Creating rubrics and grading forms

qualiconCreating a qualitative rubric – This guide explains how to create a qualitative rubric.  This kind of rubric has no scoring associated with it and is used for feedback only.
customiconCreating a custom rubric – This guide explains how to create a custom rubric.  This kind of rubric allows you to provide a score for each specific cell within your rubric.

scoringiconCreating a standard rubric – This guide explains how to create a standard rubric.  This kind of rubric allows you to add different weightings to your rubric criteria.

gficonCreating a grading form – This guide explains how to create a grading form.  A grading form is a very simple type of rubric which only contains criteria, and a place to add marks and comments.

gficonExporting a rubric – This guide explains how to export a Turnitin rubric which can then be shared with a colleague (for the to import).  You may wish to do this if a colleague is impressed with your rubric and wishes to re-use or edit it slightly for their own use.
gficonImporting a rubric – This guide explains how to import a Turnitin rubric which a colleague has shared with you.  Importing a rubric allows you to re-use and re-purpose a rubric which has been developed by a colleague.