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LEI: Introduction to Rubrics

Rubrics are helpful tools for students and instructors. They communicate and clarify to students important components of assignments, which will help them to be successful and improve critical thinking. In this presentation you will learn about types of rubrics and design tips.


Upon completion of this self-study course, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the derivation of the word rubric.
  • Explain a rubric in educational terms.
  • Describe benefits of using rubrics as related to faculty.
  • Describe benefits of using rubrics as related to students.
  • Outline, in detail, the steps in creating a rubric.
  • Differentiate between a Scoring Guide Rubric and a Leveled Rubric.
  • Explain how to score a rubric.
  • Discuss the purpose of a meta-rubric.
  • Create a rubric.
  • Evaluate a rubric.


Lillian Mundt, EdD, MLS(ASCP)SH


This self-study is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of General (Education) will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.


This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.