1. Rubrics can be added to grade Discussions and Assignments.  You can even add them to a grade item or a quiz question.  In this tutorial, we'll look at grading a Discussion using an OAKS Rubric.  

Note: this only works with rubrics created in OAKS.

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2. Click Communication

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3. Click Discussions

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4. Scroll and click the dropdown arrow next to the discussion to grade.

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5. Click Assess Topic

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6. Scroll and click Topic Score on a student to grade

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7. From the right side, click the Rubric.

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8. Click the level you want for that specific criterion.  A checkmark indicates that OAKS has registered the score.

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9. Click on Add Feedback if you want to add additional text feedback.

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10. Type in your Feedback.

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11. Continue until you have selected a Level score for each criterion.

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12. When finished, you will notice the total score as well as an overall level selection.

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13. OAKS will now take the rubric score and convert it to match the total points allotted to the Discussion and this grade is what's sent to the OAKS Grade Book.

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14. You still have the ability to add your total feedback here as well.

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15. When finished grading, click Publish or Update.

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16. That's it. You're done.

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