Creating and using rubrics for assessment

Designing for learning with technology

About this session

Learn how to create a well designed rubric for your subject

A well designed rubric will ensure that 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 are a tool for quickly providing rich feedback. When designed well, they speed up marking.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key features to consider when designing a rubric for assessment.
  • Explore various types of rubrics and view examples from a number of disciplines and learning activities.
  • Uncover tips and strategies for using assessment rubric tools within the LMS.

Participants are asked to bring along an example rubric from their own teaching context to reflect upon in light of the information discussed.


Fiona Broussard | Learning Environments

Steve Campitelli | Academic Skills

Please note: This session is open to University of Melbourne staff only

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