Create Analytic Rubric

Analytic rubrics allow you to evaluate students based on multiple criteria. Levels and criteria are able to be customized to meet your needs.

Creating an Analytic Rubric

    1. Click Assessment in the navigation bar, then select Rubrics from the drop down menu.
    2. Click New Rubrics.
    3. Enter a Name for your rubric. (Your changes will be auto-saved.)
    4. Select the Rubric Status. (Recommend setting to Draft until ready for use.)
    5. Leave Rubric Type as Analytic.
      Create an analytic rubric
    6. Click the dropdown menu next to Scoring to select the scoring type.
      • Points– The rubric will calculate a numeric score with all criteria weighted equally.
      • Custom Points – Critera values can be customized. For example, subject knowledge may be weighted higher than spelling errors.
      • No Score– Levels are evaluated only with text. For example, three levels would be Excellent, Fair, No Evidence.
    7. Enter text for each level as well as the point value for each level.
    8. Click the plus (+) sign to add levels to the left or right of existing levels.
    9. Click the trash can icon next to a level to delete a level.
      Click to add or delete levels
    10. Enter criteria on the left. Examples of criterion include Organization, Spelling and Grammar.
    11. Click +Add Criterion to add additional criteria.
    12. Click the trash can icon to remove criteria.
    13. Click and drag the 8 dots on the left to reorder criteria.
    14. Click Add Criteria Group to add another group of criteria. This can be used to divide criteria into subsections.
      Add criteria
    15. Optional: The Overall Score is assigned a level of achievement based on its overall rubric score. The levels can  be customized, the scores can be adjusted and overall feedback can be entered for the levels.
    16. Click the drop down menu to the right of Options to reveal:
      1. Rubric Visibility: Determine if and how the students will view the rubric
      2. Score Visibility: Check the box to hide the rubric score from students. Unchecked by default.
      3. Description: Add a description for your personal reference.
    17. It is recommended to leave the advanced associations checked.


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