Create a Holistic Rubric

The steps below assume you have completed the initial steps to Create a Rubric and can pick up from the Rubric Type step.

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  1. Select the Rubric Type: Holistic rubric
  2. Enter the initial number of levels. Note: This can be modified and adjusted if needed while you are developing the rubric.
  3. Choose a scoring method. Options include: Text Only, Points, or Percentages. For more information, see Rubric Scoring Methods.
  4. In the Rubric Visibility area, set the visibility of the rubric. This may be useful if using rubrics in alternative ways. For more information, see Control the Visibility in Rubrics.
  5. Optional: Check the box to hide scores from student views.
    Holisitic Rubric Setup
  6. To associate your rubric with Competencies or ePortfolio, in the Advanced Availability section, select the Competencies or ePortfolio check boxes.
    Note: Competencies MUST be checked if you plan to assess the rubric.What are associations? You can associate a rubric with a tool such as Competencies or ePortfolio as a means of assessing items created in those tools. When you create an association for a rubric, you cannot edit or delete the rubric. To make changes after associating it with a tool, you should change the rubric’s status to “Archived”, then copy the rubric and make your changes to the new copy.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Click on the Levels (Holistic) tab.

Define Holistic Rubric Achievement Levels

  1. Select Edit Levels.
    Holistic Rubric Edit Levels
  2. Optional: Modify the Level names, which are the column headings that will appear on the rubric. (i.e. Exemplary, Satisfactory, Developing, etc.) Recommendation: Start with the lowest achievement level (Level 1) and work your way up.
  3. Optional: If the scoring method is Percentages, modify the percentage start ranges for each level.
  4. Add Descriptions for each performance level to outline the requirements that must be met. Optional standard feedback can be added for each of the levels. Individual feedback can later be provided when assessing individual assignments.
  5. Click Save.

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