Creating and using rubrics for assessment

Practical pedagogy sessions

An overview of the key features of an effective assessment rubric to support improved understanding and learning outcomes.

About this session

A well designed rubric will ensure that your students are clear on the expected aims of assessable learning tasks. For teaching staff, assessment rubrics assist in ensuring an accurate and fair grading process and a tool to quickly provide rich feedback. When designed well, they speed up marking.

In this session, you will learn about the key features to consider when designing a rubric for assessment. Various types of rubrics will be discussed and examples from a number of disciplines and learning activities will be shared.

Participants attending this session will also learn tips and strategies for using assessment rubric tools within the LMS.


Catherine Manning, Learning Environments
Matt Dyki – Accounting – FBE


Elisabeth Murdoch building, Parkville

2017 sessions

Thursday 29 June, 12.15-1.15pm


Learning Environments support centre