A rubric is an assessment tool listing evaluation criteria for an assignment, and provides a means to convey to students your expectations for the quality of completed assignments. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment, and you can use them to explain evaluations to students. Rubrics can help ensure consistent and impartial grading.Blackboard allows the creation and use of interactive rubrics. Faculty can easily grade by clicking on criteria and the system will automatically calculate grades. Students benefit from having the rubric attached to assignments for reference and guidance.
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