VALUE rubrics are open educational resources (OER) that enable educators to assess students’ original work. AAC&U offers a proven methodology for applying the VALUE rubrics to evaluate student performance reliably and verifiably across sixteen broad, cross-cutting learning outcomes.
Download the VALUE Rubrics
Below is a list of the VALUE rubrics. Click on an outcome to preview, download, and learn more about a particular rubric.
- Civic Engagement - Local and Global
- Creative Thinking
- Critical Thinking
- Ethical Reasoning
- Foundations and Skills for Lifelong Learning
- Global Learning
- Information Literacy
- Inquiry and Analysis
- Integrative and Applied Learning
- Intercultural Knowledge and Competence
- Oral Communication
- Problem Solving
- Quantitative Literacy
- Written Communication
How to Cite VALUE Rubrics and Resources
AAC&U provides comprehensive guidance on how to refer to, cite, and reproduce the VALUE rubrics and other resources.
Japanese Translations of AAC&U VALUE Rubrics
We are delighted to share the Japanese translation of AAC&U’s 16 VALUE rubrics as an example of the usefulness of the rubrics for assessing student learning outcomes around the world.