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Types of rubrics

Rubrics can be holistic or analytic, general or task specific.

Holistic rubrics provide a single score based on an overall impression of a student’s performance on a task. The converse is an analytic rubric.

Analytic rubrics provide feedback along several dimensions. The converse is a holistic rubric.

General rubrics contain criteria that are general across tasks. The converse is a task specific rubric.

Task specific rubrics are unique to a specific task. The converse is a general rubric.

Examples:

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