Rubrics can be created for Journals, Wikis, Blogs, Discussion Board, and Assignments. This how-to shows you where to create a new rubric and how to attach it to your course content. Information for creating the rubric is located in a separate how-to found by clicking here. If you wish to add a previously made rubric, go here.

First go to the Content page on which you wish to add your rubric.

A New Rubric for A New Journal, Wiki, Blog, or Discussion Board
Note: If you have already created your content and need to create a rubric, go to the "Creating a rubric for existing content" section below.
  • Go to the page you wish to add the tool to
  • Click Tools
  • Select the graded item you wish to create (journal, wikis, blogs, discussion boards)
  • Click the create new button
  • Start creating your new tool
  • Make sure that you have a grade selected under Grade Settings, otherwise you won’t be able to see the Add Rubric button
  • Mouse over the Add Rubric button
  • Select Create a New Rubric
  • Click here to learn how to create a rubric
  • Once you finished creating your rubric, fill in other information if needed
  • Click Submit

For new Assignments
  • Go to the page you wish to add the assignment to
  • Click Assessments
  • Select Assignment
  • Go down to the Grading section and mouse over the Add Rubric button
  • Select Create a New Rubric
  • Click here to learn how to create a rubric
  • Once you finished creating your rubric, fill in other information if needed
  • Click Submit

Creating a rubric for existing content
Note: If you create a rubric this way then you have to attach it to the content using Select a Rubric button.
  • Go to the Control Panel on the lower left menu
  • Click Course Tools
  • Click Rubrics
  • Click Create Rubric
  • Create the rubric, if you want more info on how to create a rubric click here.
  • Click Submit
  • To learn how to attach the rubric to your content, click here