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A. General resources for teaching in general, teaching theory, Open Education Resources (OER), etc. are listed below and may be scrolled through.

B. Topic-specific resources on the Teaching Commons website can be discovered in two ways:

1. By searching a specific term or tag using the “Search Teaching Commons” box at the bottom of the left-hand column.

2. By browsing the items posted (in chronological order) in the sub-categories listed on the left: 

A Rubric for Rubrics

An empty rubric chart with arrows indicating where the following parts belong: Criteria that describe the product, rating scale, indicators


"A Rubric for Rubrics" (pdf) provides a one-page printable rubric that helps instructors assess the quality and use of rubrics in their courses and assignments.

The criteria assessed on a four-point scale (unacceptable, acceptable, good/solid, exemplary) include the following: