This web-based application provides a workflow for constructing rubrics for cognitive skills of critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem solving.

The five-step overview is shown here, and the full guide to support authentic assessment of cognitive skills is available (PDF 1.8MB). Application quick guide

The dimensions and criteria in this rubric-builder were adapted from the American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Valid Assessment of Undergraduate Education (VALUE) rubrics (see Rhodes & Finley, 2013).

When you begin you will be asked some background information (department, role, and group intended for the rubric), this information is used as search parameters for the rubric list. By selecting “finalize”, your finished rubric will be included in the list tab here.

If you would like further information, please contact Natalie Simper (