Attach a rubric

Rubrics can be attached to Blackboard assignments, discussion boards, blogs, journals, wikis or a Grade Centre column.

Note: Rubrics cannot be added to Blackboard tests, only to assignments. If your test has manually marked questions (essay, short answer etc) you can attach a rubric to that particular question.

  1. Edit the required assignment item or Grade Centre column.
  2. Click on the Add Rubric button.
  3. Select Select Rubric from the drop down list.

  1. Check the checkbox of the required rubric.
  2. Click on the Submit button.

click submit

  1. Click on the OK button to assign the rubric marks as the Points Possible.

click ok

Rubric options (if used)

  • Delete button to remove the rubric from the discussion board.
  • View button to display the rubric (as it will be displayed to students).
  • Edit button to make changes to the rubric.
  • Use for Grading OR Use for Secondary Evaluation (Select the secondary evaluation if you have set up a No Points rubric).
  • Show rubrics to students
    • No – default
    • Yes (With Rubric Scores) – recommended
    • Yes (Without Rubric Scores)
    • After grading