What is the difference between Rubrics and Grading Forms & Rubrics? Rubrics are a matrix of criteria and mapped to levels of achievement. Each matrix cell can have contains a description of the level of achievement and (optionally) a numeric mark attached - ; the marker selects the level to which a student has met each criterion , and can optionally give further comments for each. If numeric marks are used the Rubric will calculate a total grade (though this can be overridden). Grading forms on the other hand contain each criterion and its description - ; the tutor can enter types in feedback and (optionally) a numeric mark for each, but there are no levels of achievement to choose from. As such, Rubric can be more standardised and therefore more obviously transparent about numeric grades (and therefore quicker working if used). Since Rubric feedback is granular and pre-prepared, Rubrics may be quicker for markers, which can help with large cohorts), whereas Grading Form feedback can be more individualised . Both tend to and discretionary. Since both Rubrics and Grading Forms break down credit into discrete aspects, rather than looking at it as a whole - Turnitin GradeMark provides a place for holistic feedback as general comments on each submission , as either text or an audio recording.
Grading Forms are not currently compatible with the Turnitin iPad app.