Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Rubrics & Grading

Tips on writing effective rubrics and using them in Canvas, plus guidance on using the Canvas Gradebook



Wordle illustration

Quick Resources


Creating a Rubric - Explore the concept of rubrics via a resource from the University of Colorado Denver.

Building a Rubric - Follow steps to create a rubric in Canvas.

Requesting a Rubric - Complete a form to have an IDT Technical Assistant create your rubric in Canvas.


Thinking about Grading - Read an article in Faculty Focus titled Ten Tips for More Efficient and Effective Grading.

Using a Gradebook - Learn about entering and managing grades in Canvas.

Contact Us

Center for Instructional Design and Technology • • 208.467.8034 • Learning Commons 146