Creating a Percentage Holistic Rubrics Creating a Percentage Holistic Rubrics

Creating a Percentage Holistic Rubrics


This tutorial reviews creating a percentage holistic rubric. A holistic rubric presents a description of each level of achievement and provides a single score based on an overall impression of a student's performance on a task. The points of each criterion scored will determine the overall score based on the number of assignments.


  1. Click the Edit Course Tab on the Navbar

  2. Click on Rubrics. Remember that you should have your Rubric mapped out completely before you get to this stage

  3. Click New Rubric

  4. Enter a Name
    Enter a name field example.png

  5. Select a Rubric Status from the drop-down list status published dropdown example.png

    NOTE - Keep the Status as Draft as you create the rubric

  6. From the Rubric Type drop-down list, click on the drop-down and select Holistic
    type drop down list holistic highlighted.png

  7. Select how many achievement levels you want the rubric to have.  It will default at 4, to add more click on the plus sign to the right or the left of the levels depending on where you would like them added. 
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    NOTE - Remember to use your completed mapped-out rubric as your reference.

  8. You can change the percentages for each level by clicking in each of the boxes
    percentage of each level can be adjusted in box.png

  9. Enter the name of each level assessment (ex. Excellent - Poor) by clicking in the boxes
    each assessment level with percentage.png

    • Enter a description for each level and criterion by clicking in the boxes.

    • Enter standard Feedback for each level. Standard feedback appears to users who achieve the level, and it is an easy way to communicate a rubric's evaluation methodology.
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  10. The level order is from high to low by default. If you would like to change that order, click on the Reverse Level Order above the rubric tablereverese level order button.png

  11. Click Close when you are done.

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