Gradebook - mark in FLO using a rubric, marking guide or checklist (assignments & forums)

gradebook icon

This entry relates to the Gradebook.

If you set up a marking guide, rubric or checklist (an advanced grading feedback form) when you created an assignment or forum, you can mark using the feedback form online (in FLO).

See also Annotate (mark) student assignments in FLO (online) for how to mark student submissions using online annotation tools.


Open the feedback form

In an assignment
  1. On the Grading summary page, and either:
    • click the View all submissions button and then click on the Grade button for a particular student; or
    • click the Grade button to grade the first student in the list of submissions

  2. The feedback form will appear on the right side of the page in the Grade section – enlarge the feedback form by clicking the Zoom in/out of region icon
    zoom in and out of region
In a forum
  1. Open the forum and click on the Grade users button

  2. The feedback form will appear on the right side of the page



Mark using a marking guide

  1. Follow the above steps in the open the feedback form section

  2. Click in the text box underneath the criterion to type any comments and/or click the Insert frequently used comment button if comments were set up when building the marking guide
    comment in marking guide

  3. Click in the grade box to provide a mark for the criterion

    grade for criterion

  4. Continue including comments and a grade for all criterion

  5. Save your changes



Mark using a rubric

  1. Follow the above steps in the open the feedback form section

  2. Click on the relevant performance standard for each criterion, they will appear in green

    rubric description

  3. Click in the text box at the end of the criterion to type any comments

    rubric - insert comment

  4. Save your changes



Mark using a checklist

  1. Follow the above steps in the open the feedback form section

  2. The checklist will be made up of items in a group/s. Click on an item (it will appear in green) and enter any comments in the comments box
    checklist - click and enter comments

  3. Continue until all relevant items in the group/s are selected and comments entered
    checklist - complete

  4. At the end of each group of items, you can provide overall comments. Group points are shown underneath the comments box
    overall comments

  5. Save your changes

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