For more information on rubric development, you can access the following workshops held at Syracuse University:
- Dannelle D. Stevens presentation on Introduction to Rubrics. You can download her presentation on Rubrics and the Rubrics Workshop Packet.
- Linda Suskie’s presentation on Understanding and Using Assessment Results. You can access her PowerPoint Presentation and Handout to the presentation.
Here are some tools on how to construct a rubric step-by-step by following the main stages in rubric construction:
- Rubistar is a free tool to help educators create rubrics using customizable text, so that educators can adapt a rubric to suit a particular assignment or text.
- Quick Rubric is an online resource for developing rubrics, which also provides general information and examples on rubrics.
- iRubric, where you may create a free account to use the rubric creation tool with other advanced features.
- Rubric Guide provides step-by-step guidance on rubric development.
- You can create your own rubric in Microsoft Word by editing the attached rubric template.
- Stevens, D. & Levi, A., Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback, and Promote Student Learning, Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2013.
- Bresciani, M., Zelna, C.,& Anderson, J., Assessing Student Learning and Development: A Handbook for Practitioners, NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2004.
- Brookhart, S., How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment and Grading, Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, 2013.
- Goggins Selke, M., Rubric Assessment Goes to College: Objective, Comprehensive Evaluation of Student Work, R&L Education, 2013.
Resources on Norming Rubrics:
- Holmes, C., Oakleaf, M. (2013). The official (and unofficial) rules for norming rubrics successfully. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 39, 599-602.
- Guide to Norming Rubrics, Washington State University.