How do I grade a forum topic using a rubric?

Go to Forums.

Select the Forums tool from the tool menu of your site.

Select topic you want to grade.

Select the title of the student's 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 your rating selections. The total points earned will appear just below the rubric.

(Optional) If you allowed individual score adjustments, you may fine tune the rating points if needed.

(Optional) Select the Comment icon [Leave a comment for the student about this criterion] if you would like to include additional feedback.

Enter your 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 this post.