Rubrics | How to link a Rubric to an Assignment

Once a rubric has been created, it can be linked with an existing assignment. Then users will be able to provide assignment peer-grading and/or feedback to student submissions according to the rubric.

This article shows how to link an existing Rubric to an Assignment.

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 an Assignment

Navigate to your course, in the green navigation bar,

  1. Click on  Assessment, a drop-down menu will appear
  2. Click on Assignments 
navigate to assignments. Click on Assessment and the assignments.

This will open the Assignments Homepage,

  1. Click on the downward arrow next to the name of the Assignment the Rubric needs to be linked with, a drop-down menu will appear
  2. Click on Edit Assignment
Next to the Assignment, click on the downward arrow, a drop-down menu will appear, click on Edit Assignment

This will open the assignment in question,

  1. Click on Evaluation & Feedback
Click on Evaluation & Feedback

This will open more options,

  1. Click on Add Rubric, a drop-down menu will appear
  2. Click on Add Existing 

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

Evaluation and Feedback, click on Add Rubrics a drop-down menu will open

The pop-up window Add Existing will open,

  1. Select the Rubric that needs to be linked with the Assignment
  2. Click on Add Selected 
A pop-up window will open, select the rubric that needs to be associated to the Assignment, then click on Add Selected

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

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


Now know how to link an Existing Rubric to an Assignment in Brightspace!


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