Canvas Rubrics

As an instructor building your own course, you can create, edit, and delete rubrics in your course. Rubrics are used as grading criteria for students and can be added to assignments, quizzes, and graded discussions.

(Rubrics are already added to Professional and Graduate Studies courses.)

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  • Rubrics cannot be edited once they have been added to more than one assignment.
  • When you delete a rubric, Canvas will remove the rubric from all associated assignments in the course and remove any existing scores and assessments given using the rubric.
  • When creating or choosing a rubric,  you must check the “Use this Rubric for Assignment Grading” box in order for it to function in SpeedGrader.