What wonderful tools not only for scoring, but for giving students guidance about the elements that should be in an assignment. Students learn more when expectations are clearly stated, and faculty spend less time in grading when criteria are nicely laid out -- a win-win situation for everyone.
Good review of the usefulness of rubrics -- but a real bonus is the link at the bottom of the page to examples of scoring rubrics from a variety of applications. This page is one to review BEFORE developing or modifying a rubric!
A free tool for making rubrics online, either from scratch or from templates -- join for full use. Full use includes having the rubrics stored on the RubiStar site for a year, with access throughout the time. Enter the scores online -- a nice bonus is bei
EXCELLENT resource -- be sure to include the 4 links at the bottom of the page when reviewing this resource. This is perhaps the most comprehensive high quality site about rubrics that I've found.