Loyola Support Documentation

How do I grade a forum topic using a rubric?

Updated Dec 18, 2020

Go to Forums.

Select Forums from the site tool menu.

Select topic to grade.

Select the title of the post to be graded.

Select the Grade button in the student post.

Scroll to the bottom of the window.

The rubric will appear at the bottom of the modal window, just below the Comments field.

Select the appropriate rating level for each criterion.

The points will be added up automatically based on the rating selections. The total points earned will appear just below the rubric.

Optional: If individual score adjustments were applied, rating points can be modified.

Optional: Select the Comment icon [Leave a comment for the student about this criterion]  to include additional feedback.

Enter comments into the text field provided, and select Done when finished.

Note: The Comments icon changes color when comments are saved.

Select Submit Grade when finished grading the topic post.

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