I have only recently realized Rubrics are very necessary for organizing instructional materials and coursework. The resources below are very helpful and useful for creating rubrics:
Livingston, M. (2012). The infamy of grading rubrics. English Journal, 102(2), 108-113.
Anglin, L., Anglin, K., Schumann, P.L. & Kaliski, J.A. (2008). Improving the efficiency and effectivesness of grading through the use of computer -assisted grading rubrics. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education,6(1), 51-73.
Online Resources for Rubric Development
Rubistar — A free, web-based tool for rubric development
Digital Media Scoring Guides — A free, customizable scoring guide for the creation of evaluations of students’ written work
Creating a rubric — A tutorial that offers a guide through the basic steps to creating rubrics for evaluating student performances.
For All Rubrics — web based program for developing rubrics. Also available as an APP for iPad, tablets and phones.
TeacherVision: Creating Rubrics — A web based, five part series that explores how one teacher has designed, refined and implemented rubrics in a variety of instructional areas.