rubric

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v rubric adorn with ruby red color
    • n rubric category name "it is usually discussed under the rubric of `functional obesity'"
    • n rubric a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type
    • n rubric a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with "Title 8 provided federal help for schools"
    • n rubric an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure
    • n rubric directions for the conduct of Christian church services (often printed in red in a prayer book)
    • n rubric an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rubric Colored in, or marked with, red; placed in rubrics. "What though my name stood rubric on the walls
      Or plaistered posts, with claps, in capitals?"
    • Rubric Of or pertaining to the rubric or rubrics. "Rubrical eccentricities."
    • n Rubric (Law books) That part of any work in the early manuscripts and typography which was colored red, to distinguish it from other portions. "All the clergy in England solemnly pledge themselves to observe the rubrics .""Nay, as a duty, it had no place or rubric in human conceptions before Christianity."
    • v. t Rubric To adorn ith red; to redden; to rubricate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rubric Red ocher; red chalk; reddle.
    • n rubric In old manuscripts and printed books, and still sometimes in the latter, some small part distinguished from the rest of the matter by being written or printed in red, as an initial letter, a title or heading, a liturgical direction, etc.
    • n rubric Anything of a kind which in manuscripts or books it was formerly customary to put in red, as the title of a subject or division, the heading of a statute, a guiding rule or direction, the first letter of a chapter, etc.
    • n rubric Specifically A liturgical direction or injunction in an office-book such as a prayer-book, missal, or breviary; a rule prescribed for the conduct of religious worship, or of any part of a religious service, printed in the Roman Catholic, Greek, and sometimes other office-books in red characters; also, collectively, the body of such rules.
    • n rubric A flourish after a signature; a paraph. Madre de Dios! the other day she makes me a rubric of the Governor, Pio Pico, the same, identical.—[Footnote.] The Spanish rubric is the complicated flourish attached to a signature, and is an individual and characteristic as the handwriting. Bret Harte, Story of a Mine, p. 39.
    • rubric Red; of a red or reddish color.
    • rubric Pertaining to rubrics; made the subject of a rubric; rubrical; marked in red characters.
    • rubric To adorn with red; rubricate.
    • rubric To make the subject of a rubric; enjoin observances regarding, as a saint of the calendar.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rubric rōō′brik the directions for the service, in office-books, formerly in red letters: any heading, guiding, rule, &c. printed conspicuously in red: a flourish after a signature: a thing definitely settled: red ochre
    • v.t Rubric to enjoin services
    • adjs Rubric agreeing with a rubric
    • adj Rubric represented in red
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. rubriche, OF. rubriche, F. rubrique,cf. it. rubrica,), fr. L. rubrica, red earth for coloring, red chalk, the title of a law (because written in red), fr. ruber, red. See red

Usage

In literature:

Now, what are the precise words of this rubric?
"Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 1853" by Various
The Romish Mass and Rubrics.
"Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls" by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
The rubrication is not completed here.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
It is the same with the rubrical directions as to {55} ritual.
"The Church: Her Books and Her Sacraments" by E. E. Holmes
Below this, under the rubric, "Union County Needs a New Sheriff," appeared an article that created a sensation.
"The Coming of the Law" by Charles Alden Seltzer
In 1662 the rubric was altered and it was substituted for the Apostles' Creed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Among the clergy generally ritual observance was neglected and rubrical directions disobeyed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4" by Various
A larger Edition, on fine paper, and Rubrics.
"The Dramatic Works of G. E. Lessing" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
It is clear that in such case he ought to follow the general Rubric.
"The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, December 1864" by Various
In reply to the second question, it appears to us that the Rubrics of the Ritual will lead us to a safe conclusion.
"The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, August 1865" by Society of Clergymen
I think it's just a smokescreen to get his hands on everything he wants in the U.S., disguised under the rubric of assistance.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Printed on Michallat paper, fifty copies so issued, with rubricated initials and three borders designed by B. G. Goodhue.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 3 of 3)" by Various
We give to-day a collection of the decrees of the S. Congregation of Rites on various points of the Rubrics of the Missal.
"The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, January 1865" by Various
You can not understand, because you know no more about love than the rubric!
"A Speckled Bird" by Augusta J. Evans Wilson
This rubric, monastic avowal of vengeance that now hung in her soul like a garnet etching.
"The Red Debt" by Everett MacDonald
I shall gossip of scholars in cord and gown, working at their rubric in sunny cloisters.
"Hints to Pilgrims" by Charles Stephen Brooks
And the same was enjoined by our own rubric in the first Common Prayer of King Edward VI.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. III, Number 86, June 21, 1851" by Various
It contains the rubrics for purification, for repelling and removing the evil spirits.
"The History of Antiquity" by Max Duncker
This exchange and combination of spells and rubrics of sacrifice no doubt made the ritual more complicated.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker
But it was argued that a bishop is not a "minister" so as to be bound by the rubrics.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various
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In poetry:

In Nonpareil I'll put your Face;
In Rubric shall your Blushes rise;
There is no Bourgeois in your Case;
Your Form can never need "Revise."
"The Passionate Printer To His Love" by Henry Austin Dobson
"Hoarse ranters, crazed Fifth Monarchists,
Of stripes and bondage braggarts,
Pale Churchmen, with singed rubrics snatched
From Puritanic fagots.
"A Spiritual Manifestation" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Svelte Zamperina's Lips incarnadine,
And languored lifting, fasten unto mine,
Their rubric Message giving Hint and Clew
How frequently a Kiss in Time saves Nine.
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
One lesson the rubric of conflict has taught her
Though parted awhile by war's earth-rending shock,
The lines that divide us are written in water,
The love that unites us cut deep in the rock.
"In Response" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
He came-but didn't conquer, faith, though every nerve was strained;
He'd waved his hand to rubrics on the day he was ordained;
He went along his old, old way in broken notes and flat-
To tell the truth, I felt ashamed for once of Father Pat.
"Vale` - Father Pat" by John O Brien

In news:

Two weeks ago under the rubric "Reinvent Rhode Island" the lead story in the Sunday edition of the state's largest daily newspaper dealt with the plight of single mothers.
NYSUT's Teacher Practice Rubric has been approved by the State Education Department as one of five options avail­able to all school districts to meet the new Annual Professional Performance Review regulations.
Interstitial myofibrositis, described by Smythe as a rubric, pain amplification syndrome, is referred to by Simon as a muscle pain syndrome.
The New York State Department of Education (SED) recently approved a school library evaluation rubric .
Since the 2011 Edition of the NYSUT rubric remains on the list of approved teacher practice rubrics , districts may continue using it.
It is one of only five rubrics initially approved in 2011 for use statewide by school districts working to implement changes in state law governing teachers' Annual Professional Performance Reviews LEARN.
This entry was posted in Teaching and tagged blogs, grading, rubrics .
Rubric for Classroom Presentations.
My teammate and I include "Audience Behavior" on every rubric or score sheet for projects.
I am speaking here under the rubric "Technique and Interpretation in the Performing Arts," and if there were ever a title dreamed up to strike me dumb, this one verges on inspiration.
This session will examine the process for constructing effective rubrics to assess performance-based academic tasks.
Presenters will also address how rubrics promote opportunities for formative assessment and student reflection.
This session introduces the PASS criteria, standards and rubrics.
If there are a dozen or more artists working in diverse media and styles, how can you possibly put a unifying rubric on the mob.
It can't but this is the rubric for liberals to compel us all to obey and conform to their will (for our own sake of course).
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In science:

Until recently, this structure was known primarily under the rubric “string theory”, as it was believed that the fundamental theory should be most effectively described in terms of quantized fundamental stringlike degrees of freedom.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
The key or essential feature of what heretofore goes under the rubric of (optical) “quantum eraser ” is the phase shift betw een the vertical and horizontal components.
Quantum complimentarity, erasers and photons
The first falls under the rubric of directed percolation .
Fractal and Multifractal Scaling of Electrical Conduction in Random Resistor Networks
This is very much in the spirit of management of the improvement of quality and productivity where we already have interests (Nash and Nash, 1997, 1998) under the rubric “Visible Management”. The essential idea of Visible Management is to make visible the state of work processes.
TellTable Spreadsheet Audit: from Technical Possibility to Operating Prototype
It is often suggested, under the rubric of “the emergence of classicality” (e.g.
Consistent quantum mechanics admits no mereotopology
I broadly summarize the theoretical contributions in the Electroweak session of the 2005 Moriond meeting under four rubrics: i) neutrinos; ii) cosmology; iii) electroweak interactions; and iv) flavor physics.
Theory Summary of the Electroweak Session for Moriond 2005
The system can be configured to allow or disallow reviewers to access the other reviewers’ scores. While he says that this promotes more discussion about the review, he also mentions that the first reviewer’s score might bias the others. Grading is based on a rubric with questions of weighted value.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
The rubrics included some of the following dimensions with the first five being core to most.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
None of the rubrics were designed to be checklists. That is, no specifics were given in what classes, methods, variables, algorithms, or data structures should be present. The rubrics were created to encourage students to think on a conceptual level and not to “grade” the work.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
Since we did not have any way of associating the questionnaire answers with any of the other data collected, we did not pursue an analysis towards that end. This will be discussed more below with the data analysis of the rubric data.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
For this portion, we started by taking the difference between the students’ average score on both reviews. We did this for all three categories and for the rubric average. We then used a paired ttest and the signed rank test on the data. The data appears to be normally distributed.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
Once again, we took the differences between the students’ average scores for all three categories and the entire rubric on both reviews assignments. We then used a paired t-test and the signed rank test on the data. The data appears to be normally distributed.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
When examining the length of the comments, we took the differences between the students’ average scores for all three categories and the entire rubric on both reviews assignments. We then used a paired t-test and the signed rank test on the data. The data appears to be normally distributed.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
This rubric is partially based off a program grading rubric created by Dwight Barnette and used in the CS 2605: Designing Data Structures and OO Software I class at Virginia Tech in the Fall 2007 semester.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
There are several subfields that are sometimes colloquially lumped under the rubric, “argumentation theory”.32 On one end of the continuum is what is best called formal logic.
Analyzing Problem Solving Using Math in Physics: Epistemological Framing via Warrants
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