How do I create a rubric in Turnitin? (Staff)

The are three different rubric options are available in Turnitin, for an overview see ( Can I create a marking grid in Turnitin? )

Rubrics can be created at the time of setting up the submission point, or once students have begun to submit and you are ready to mark.

To create a new rubric:

  • In Blackboard, navigate to the module that holds the assignment.
  • Under the Course Management Control Panel Control, click on Course Tools, Turnitin Assignments.
  • Select the assignment that needs the rubric.
  • Click on Edit assignment.

  • Click on Optional Settings.

image to show option settings in Turnitin

  • Scroll down to the bottom of the screen until you see GradeMark.
  • Click on the Launch Rubric/Form Manager.

image to show the launch option for rubrics in Turnitin

  • In the new window that opens, click on View available rubrics and rubric options

image to show the view available rubrics button in Turnitin

  • Select Create new Rubric.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and select a rubric scoring option
    • - Standard Rubric.
    • - Custom Rubric.
    • - Quantitative Rubric.

image to show the rubric scoring options in Turnitin

  • Add a Rubric name at the top of the page

image to show where to add the rubric name

  • Then complete the criteria/scales depending on your rubric requirements.
    • additional criteria and scales can be added using the button.
  • Click Save to apply these changes to the rubric.
  • Then add / association the rubric with an assignment ( How do I do that? )
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