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Rubrics: Websites

Ways to quantify the quality of your students' work, making grading more transparent to them.

Helpful Rubric Websites


The Association of American Colleges and Universities' website provides this excellent series of generic rubrics for the following Core Abilities:

  • Inquiry & Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Reading
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
  • Teamwork
  • Civic Knowledge & Engagement - Local & Global
  • Intellectual Knowledge & Competence
  • Ethical Reasoning
  • Foundations & Skills for Lifelong Learning
  • Integrative & Applied Learning

Register to download copies of these rubrics in PDF or Word.  See the rubric for "Critical Thinking" under the Examples Tab for this guide.