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    Adding a Rubric from a Template

    March 26th, 2020

    If you have an existing rubric you would like to use for your course, you can add it using templates

    Step 1

    Open the assignment or forum page


    Step 2

    Click on the assignment or discussion forum that you wish to add a rubric too. The assignment/forum page will display.

    Step 3

     Open the Gear Settings menu and select Advanced Grading.

    Step 4

    Select Rubric from the Grading Method drop-down menu.

    Step 5

    There are two ways you can add a rubric to your Moodle course shell.

        a) The first way is to add a rubric that has already been created in Moodle.  Click the box labeled "Create new grading form from a template"

    b) The second way to add a rubric to your Moodle course shell is to download one that you have created. Locate the search bar at the top of the page. Click the box for include my own forms and type in the Course Code (which should be in the title of the rubric). For example "CA761" and click search.





    Step 6

    Below the title, you will see a green checkmark and Use this template. This is a link, so click directly on it.


    Step 7

    Click Continue to confirm that you want to use this form for grading the assignment/forum. The Advanced Grading: <Assignment> (Submissions) page will display.


    Step 8

    You will notice that your rubric is now displayed and next to the title, you will see Ready for use. This indicates that you have successfully added the rubric to the assignment or forum and it is ready to be used to grade papers. You can also edit, or delete it from this area. Please see the below screenshot.



    Step 9.

    Return to the Course Home Page. 

    Click the Course Code link in the breadcrumbs or the Course Code button at the top of the page to return to the Course Home Page.

    For More Information

    Please consult the Moodle documentation: Moodle Rubrics



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