“Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Grading Rubric for Online Discussions”

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In the appendix, this article has copies of the original rubric and the revised rubric used for online discussions.  Each of them have the following 4 criteria:

  • Quantity
  • Quality
  • Timeliness
  • Communication Proficiency

The descriptions for the various levels of proficiency for each of the criterion are quite good.

Ann M. Sloan and Nikolaos.  “Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Grading Rubric for Online Discussions.”  MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, volume 7, number 4 (December 2011).

The full article is available here.