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Rubrics | How to link a Rubric to a Discussion Topic

Once a rubric is created, it can be linked to an evaluation item, such as a Discussion topic. A linked rubric can be used to grade the evaluation item. The users will then be able to provide peer-feedback and grading.

This article shows how to link a Rubric to a Discussion Topic.

Rubrics within a course can be copied to another course. Learn more here: Course copy | How to copy a course with Rubric

Associating a Rubric with a Discussion Topic

Navigate to you course, in the green navigation bar,

  1. Click on Communication, a drop-down menu will appear
  2. Click on Discussions
navigate to discussions. Click communication and then discussions

This will open the Discussions Homepage, in the Discussions list tab,

  1. Click on the downward arrow next to the discussion topic the Rubric needs to linked to, a drop-down menu will appear
  2. Click on Edit Topic
In the discussion homepage, in the Discussions list click on the downward arrow next to the discussion topic, a drop-down menu will appear click on Edit Forum

This will open the Edit topic Homepage,

  1. Click on the Assessment tab

 

Edit Topic homepage, click on the Assessment tab

In the Assessment tab,

  1. Click on Add Rubric

For more information on how to Create Rubric, please visit: Rubrics | How to create a rubric

In the Assessment tab - click on Add Rubric

The pop-up window Select Rubric will appear,

  1. Select the Rubric that needs to be linked to the Discussion topic
  2. Click on Add Selected
The pop-up window Select Rubric will open, select the Rubric that needs to be associated with the Discussion topic, then Add Selected

The pop-up window will close, the selected Rubric will appear

  1. Click on Save and Close
The Rubric will appear and then click on Save and Close

 

Now you know how to link an Existing Rubric to a Discussion topic in Brightspace!

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