Creating Rubrics

Track : Online Design

Levels : Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced
Eligible for Online Teaching Certificate elective : Yes

Rubrics are an effective tool to evaluate learning and promote effective feedback practices. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and use rubrics to efficiently and consistently evaluate student work. You will discuss the qualities that make a rubric successful, while exploring best practices for grading and assessing students in the online environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify elements and examples of well-designed holistic and analytic rubrics
  • Create a holistic and analytic rubric aligned to specific learning objectives

Prerequisite: None


This workshop is a three day long, asynchronous learning experience beginning on a Wednesday and ending the following Friday. The workshop will require approximately 6-8 hours of work, including reading research-based articles, viewing presentations, engaging in online discussion forums, and submitting assignmentsTotal length of time to completion: 3 days.

Who should attend?

  • Faculty teaching in any modality
  • Instructional designers

What are the key takeaways from this workshop?

  • A better understanding of the different type of rubrics and their uses
  • Strategies for developing an effective rubric
  • An individualized holistic rubric and an analytic rubric for a course assignment

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Refund Policy
If you register and pay for a OLC workshop and are unable to enroll (due to personal schedule conflicts, illness, etc), we will be happy to apply your payment to another OLC workshop in the same calendar year upon your written request to No refunds will be given.