Rubrics help to evaluate students' courseworks, based on predefined criteria and scales. They help students understand what is expected of their assignments and why they have received a particular grade.
Creating and adding rubrics
- When creating a Turnitin assignment from your Aula space, you'll first need to fill out the Assignment Info prompt. For help on the creation process of a Turnitin assignment, please head over to Turnitin: Creating and editing assignments.
- After clicking on Save from the initial pop-up, you'll be taken to the Turnitin Setup Screen.
- Click on Optional Settings in the bottom left corner of this screen.
- Under Optional Settings, you can then select Attach a Rubric. You can either attach an existing one or choose Launch Rubric Manager to create a new one.
- If you are trying to import a rubric, use the download the template option. The template helps you input your criteria and maintain the format. It makes the process of importing Rubric easier to the space.
- The turnitin panel provides you with creating a rubric, duplicating an existing rubic as an option wiht in the console.
For further help with setting up rubrics in Turnitin, check the Rubric scorecards section of Turnitin's help center.
An example of a rubric in Turnitin.
Grading using rubrics
- Open the relevant Turnitin assignment.
- Locate the submission you'd like to grade and click on the pencil symbol in the Grade column, next to the name of the assignment.
- Click on the Rubric symbol in the Feedback Studio window to start grading.
- Use a slider to apply a relevant mark in each criterion.
- Click Apply to Grade when you're ready.
- The rubric marking will be automatically applied to the total percentage grade visible at the top of the screen.