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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.


Creating a Rubric

Step-By-Step Instructions for Creating a Submission Rubric


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Log into O-Space

  • Select "Course" under "My Courses" gray heading
  • Select "Submission" tab

Note: Make sure you have watched the previous two videos on how to create a 1-step or 2-step submission assignment.

  • Add a new assignment or go to a previously created submisison by selecting the pencil icon under the title
  • Select "Edit" on right side of the Step 2 box

Note: When I built the two-step submission, I had selected "Teacher Rubric" from the workflow options for Step 2.

  • Update "Name" and "Description" if neccessary
  • Make sure for "This step assesses:" you select Step 1
  • Under "Rubric" select the "Change" button
  • A window pops up
  • Select "Choose New Rubric from Library" 
  • Can select rubric (if already built one) from drop down "My Courses" menu and select "Go"
  • To create a brand new one, select "Create New Rubric" on right
  • Select "Edit" at the top
  • Enter Rubric title and Description
  • Select "Save"
  • Add rows and columns as needed by selecting "Add Row" or Add "Column"
  • Hover cursor over "row 1" or "column a" and select once
  • Small window pops up letting you change rubric label
  • Hover cursor over gray box and select once
  • Enter text for rubric, can also copy + paste from document (Ctrl + C in DOC, then Ctrl + V in gray box) 
  • Once entered, designate a passing score (= sum number)
  • Select "Done"
  • Select "Save" for Step 2

To update rubric in the future 

  • Select pencil icon under submission assignment on "Submissions" tab
  • Select "edit" next to step 2
  • Select "Change" button under "Rubric"