The YardStick activity serves as a rubric-maker tool. This activity creates new rubric that can be used in the ScorePad activity (). The rubric created in this activity can be sent to the database of the ScorePad activity. Then the ScorePad activity can use this rubric to evaluate other people’s project. The YardStick activity needs the following information: rubric name, rubric author, description of the rubric, number of rows and columns (for the number of criteria and level, respectively), the levels, the criteria for grading and the descriptions for each level in every criterion. The functionalities of the YardStick Activity are the following:
- Add rubric
- View rubric
- Edit rubric
- Delete rubric
- Add numerical points in every level of every category and the percentage of each category
- Export rubric to ScorePad activity.