VALUE Rubrics

VALUE Rubrics

Bloomsburg University Office of Assessment and Planning uses the VALUE rubrics, developed by the Association of American Colleges and Universities for their Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) project, to track student learning objectives and program level objectives. The purpose of Bloomsburg University's using the VALUE rubrics is to allow the University to track student learning objectives across programs and units while providing freedom in adapting and interpreting the language of the rubrics.

The VALUE Rubrics are available here. You may download all rubrics by entering an email address and creating an account.


  • Inquiry and analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Creative thinking
  • Written communication
  • Oral communication
  • Reading
  • Quantitative literacy
  • Information literacy
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Civic engagement
  • Intercultural knowledge and competence
  • Ethical reasoning
  • Foundations and skills for lifelong learning
  • Global learning
  • Integrative learning

The VALUE rubrics, and local modifications to them, can be seen in the General Education Council’s folder on the University S: drive. On the S: drive, select “BU Documents” - then “General Education Council.” Scroll down to locate the document, which is titled “Formatted VALUE Rubrics with Table of Contents and Modifications.”