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Gamification with Moodle by Natalie Denmeade

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Chapter 7. Leveling Up (Rubrics)

Similar to games, Moodle rubrics offer learners a way to move a level up. The learners can identify their current level and where they would like to be at some point in the future. Rubrics demystify the criteria for assessment, which reduces anxiety.

Allow an hour to set up a rubric.

This chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Rubrics
  • Gradebook
  • Exponential point systems

Getting started with rubrics

A rubric, if designed well, can make the rules very clear to a learner. What do I have to do to pass? How do I earn bonus points? Submitting work without any idea of whether you will meet the criteria is not very motivating.

A rubric looks like a Gamification design document because each task is organized in an order and ...

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