Rubric Examples

A rubric is a type of scoring guide that assesses and articulates specific components and expectations for an assignment. Rubrics can be used for a variety of assignments: research papers, group projects, portfolios and presentations. Why use rubrics?

VALUE Rubrics

Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) for improvement of learning and authentic assessment, developed and tested by university professionals through AAC&U.

Civic Engagement Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Creative Thinking Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Critical Thinking Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Ethical Reasoning Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Global Learning Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Information Literacy Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Inquiry and Analysis Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Integrative Learning Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Intercultural Knowledge Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Lifelong Learning Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Oral Communication Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Problem Solving Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Quantitative Literacy Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Reading Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Teamwork Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Written Communication Rubric – VALUE (PDF)

Other Rubric Examples

Class Participation Rubric – Carnegie Mellon (PDF)

Critical and Integrative Thinking Rubric – Washington State Univ (PDF)

Critical Thinking Rubric – Cal State Univ Fresno (PDF)

Design Project Rubric (PDF)

Graduate Portfolio Writing Rubric – Cal State Univ Long Beach (PDF)

Group Participation Rubric (PDF)

Group Presentation Rubric – Carnegie Mellon (PDF)

Levels of Participation Rubric – BGU (PDF)

Media Design Rubric (PDF)

Oral Communication Rubric – Carnegie Mellon (PDF)

Oral Exam Rubric – Carnegie Mellon (PDF)

Participation (Holistic) Rubric (PDF)

Seminar Discussion Rubric – Carnegie Mellon (PDF)

Undergraduate-Research-Paper-Rubric (PDF)

Rubrics by Programs

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Business and Management

College of Education and Human Services

College of Public Affairs and Administration


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