Apply a Grading Rubric to a Discussion Forum

Follow these steps to apply an existing grading rubric to a discussion forum.

Note: Grading rubrics are created on the course Manage tab by selecting the Rubric Manager link.

  1. Create a new discussion forum or select the settings link for an existing discussion forum.
  2. Select the Assignment tab.

    Assignment tab
  3. Beneath the Grading Rubric subheading, select a rubric for the discussion forum from the Grading rubric pull-down list. All the rubrics in the course's Rubric Manager are displayed. Once you have selected a rubric, you can preview it, if desired, by clicking the Preview button.

    Select and optionally preview the rubric.
  4. Optionally select the check box beside Display rubric to students before submission if you want students to see the rubric before they post to the discussion forum.
  5. Optionally select the check box beside Display rubric scores to students after submission if you want students to see the rubric scores after their discussion forum participation is graded.
  6. Click the Save button.

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