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This is an example of a rubric that can be used to grade writing assignments. It can be adapted to specific writing assignments. The use of a rubric helps to make grading more accurate and consistent and helps students to create higher quality assignments.

This file is an example of a rubric that can be used to grade a science experiment. The use of a rubric can help instructors to grade more accurately and more quickly.

This one-page handout describes the advantages of using a rubric for grading certain assignments and provides additional resources to help instructors develop good rubrics.

This sample rubric for a writing assignment can provide instructors with an adaptable rubric model that can be used to grade writing assignments more quickly and accurately.

This excerpt from "Student Learning Assessment: Options and Resources" provides three sample rubric types including simple, detailed and holistic. These rubrics can help to improve the grading process. The publication was written by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Two-page example of a rubric used to score groupwork.

This is a link to 16 rubrics developed by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. The rubrics address a wide variety of commonly assessed intellectual and practical skills, personal and social responsibilities, and integrative and applied learning.

This is a link to an online article that describes rubrics generally and also differentiates between holistic and analytic rubrics. Templates of each type are provided.

This file is a brief overview of how to develop a rubric, which can be useful for grading essays or other student projects. Rubrics make grading easier and more consistent as well as provide information to students that helps them do well on the assignment.

Examples of rubrics for 1) Class participation; 2) lab reports; 3)oral participation; and 4) a teaching portfolio. Document also includes rubrics of different grain sizes: holistic rubric compared with grading checklist. There is also a case study about a request to have an assignment regraded.

This is a grading rubric to use with scoring an internship journal. It would be a helpful model for someone exploring how to build a rubric generally.

A rubric for assessing oral communication work.

This two-page handout provides a basic explanation of how to make and use rubrics to improve grading. Print references included.

A problem solving scale with 5 levels of expertise.

This rubric could be used by faculty colleagues to evaluate course objectives.

Rubric used to evaluated teaching grant proposals.

Provides a tool for evaluating a teaching philosophy / teaching statement that might be included in a job application packet or a tenure and promotion dossier. Areas evaluated include format, clarity, specificity, degree of reflectiveness, and foundation in beliefs about teaching and learning.

Guidelines for a teaching philosophy.

How to write a teaching philosophy.

Rubric for a teaching philosophy.

Evaluating a teaching philosophy.

This document provides a tool for use in evaluating a teaching philosophy, or teaching statement, that might be included in a job application packet or a tenure and promotion dossier. The matrix includes evaluative criteria for: history/herstory; relation to course(s) and discipline; grounding in theory and/or experience; appropriateness of language to audience; organization and succinctness

One-page handout to evaluate the quality or effectiveness of case studies.

This document describes criteria for an effective electronic teaching portfolio.