PolyLearn Assignment Grading Tool and Rubrics

by Tonia Malone on October 19, 2016

The new PolyLearn Assignment Grader tool allows faculty to:

  • view a PDF file
  • annotate a PDF (.docx will be available this Winter)
  • use advanced grading tools (Rubric and Grading Guide)
  • provide a final grade
  • write feedback in comment form
  • upload an attachment (text or audio file)

Moodle Assignment Grader Screen image

Rubrics can be expanded with the toggle buttons on the bottom right side of the screen for easy viewing, and Faculty grading time can be significantly reduced when using rubrics and grading guides.

Full rubric view

A well-designed rubric provides consistency, structure, and efficiency in the grading process. Rubrics can be seen by students before the assignments are due, and provide a description of expected performance requirements.

If you would like to learn more about the PolyLearn’s Assignment Grader tool and how to use rubrics in your grading, please visit the PolyLearn Support site.

If you would like to learn about all of the new features in the recent update of PolyLearn to 3.1, please visit “What’s New in PolyLearn This Fall“.



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