Creative Thinking Rubric (AAC&U)

Subgroup Size

Entire group


20 minutes

External Cost



Rhodes, T. (2010). Assessing outcomes and improving achievement: Tips and tools for using rubrics. Association of American Colleges and Universities.


This rubric was created by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) as part of a project to create "Valid Assessements of Learning in Undergraduate Education," also known as the VALUE project.

This assessment measures: 1. Tolerance of ambiguity. 2. Ability to shift perspectives.