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How to do a Video Essay: Marking Rubric

An introduction to the video essay

For Educators wanting to teach with the Video Essay

So, how do you mark a video essay? Do you compare it to the written academic essay? How long does a video essay need to be to match the word count of a written essay? Or, does the video essay stand on its own.

Marking rubrics consist of a set of criteria and descriptive levels of performance. To be effective, rubrics need to have appropriate criteria and clear description statements. The performance is assessed by evaluation against each criteria. Resources on this page may assist in rubric design to assess a video essay.