Working with Rubrics

Version: Kora Courses, April 14, 2023 or later
Permissions required: Faculty

Ways to work with Rubrics

Faculty members can work with rubrics in the following ways:

  • Associate - Rubrics can be used to assess both program/institutional and course-based learning outcomes. You can customize which rubric to use by associating the rubric with the outcome.
  • Create - Faculty members can create rubrics that can be used to assess learning outcomes they have created for their courses. However, they cannot create rubrics for program or institutional outcomes.
  • Import - Faculty members can import rubrics from any source, whether course-based or institutional/program-based.
  • Edit - They can edit their own rubrics. They can't edit someone else's or institutional/program outcomes.
  • Delete - They can delete their own rubrics, but not those of others.

Associate Rubric with Outcome

  • Hover over the outcome and click “Outcome info [font awesome ‘i’]” (1).
  • Click “Associate a rubric with this outcome” (2)

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  • Associate a rubric using one of the following options
    • Create a new rubric (3)
    • Import from Classic (4)
    • Select an existing rubric (5).

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  • The associated rubric is displayed under "Associated Rubric." (6).

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Create Rubric

  • Faculty members can create course outcomes. However, they cannot create rubrics for program or institutional outcomes.

NOTES:

A rubric is created in association with an outcome. Once created, it can be associated with additional outcomes.

  • Add the outcome to an assignment.
  • Hover over the outcome and click “Outcome info [font awesome ‘i’] ” (1).
  • Click “Associate a rubric with this outcome” (2).

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  • Click “Create new rubric” (3) 

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  • Enter a rubric name.
  • Enter a rubric description.
  • Add columns (8) or delete them (4) as needed.
  • Add rows (7) or delete them (6) as needed.
  • Reorder rows (5).

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Add Rubric content

  • Enter labels and point values for each column (9).
  • Enter labels and tags (optional) for each row (10).
  • Enter rubric cell descriptions (11).

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Set Rubric options

  • Click “Options” (12).
  • Set whether column headers will contain a label and number or number only (13).
  • Set whether the highest value column will be on the right or left (14).
  • Set whether the rubric score will use sum or average (15).
  • Set a passing score (16).
  • Set whether rows will be weighted (17).
  • Enter the rows’ weights (18).
  • Click “Save” when the rubric is complete (19).

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Import Rubric

  • Faculty members can import rubrics either from course-based or institutional/program-based.
  • To reuse an existing rubric, you can import it.
  • Rubrics can be edited as part of the import process.
  • Add the outcome to an assignment. 
  • Hover over the outcome and click “Outcome info [font awesome ‘i’]” (1).
  • Click “Associate a rubric with this outcome” (2).

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  • Follow the appropriate set of instructions below.

Import from Digication Kora

  • Hover over an outcome and click “Outcome info [font awesome ‘i’]” (3)
  • You can search for a relevant outcome if one does not appear in the list automatically (4).
  • Preview the rubric (5).
  • To import the rubric, click on the name (6).

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  • Make any changes desired to the rubric (7).

    For more information about working with rubric elements and options, please see “Create rubric” earlier in this article.

  • Click “Save” (8).

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Import from classic Digication

  • Click “Import from classic” (9). This only applies to users who have previously used the Classic version of Digication.

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  • Search for a rubric (10) if needed, then click “Import” (11).

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  • Make any desired changes to the rubric (12), then click “Save” (13).

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  • For more information about working with rubric elements and options, please see “Create rubric” earlier in this article.

Edit Rubric

  • Faculty members can edit their own rubrics. They can't edit someone else's or institutional/program outcomes.
  • Add the outcome associated with the rubric to an assignment.  
  • Hover over the outcome and click “Outcome info [font awesome ‘i’]” (1)
  • Click “Edit” (2),2620-16-V2.png
  • In “Edit Associated Rubric,” next to the rubric you want to edit, click “Edit” (3).

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  • Make the desired changes to the rubric (4).
    • For more information about working with rubric elements and options, please see “Create rubric” earlier in this article.
  • Click "Save" (5).

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Delete Rubric

  • Faculty members can delete their own rubrics, but they cannot delete rubrics created by others.
  • Select the rubric to delete and then click “Edit” (1).
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  • Click "Edit" (2).

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  • Click “Delete rubric and related assessment data” (3) and confirm (4).

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