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WRITING RUBRICS

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Creating a Rubric
Identifying Rubric Criteria
Writing Descriptive Indicators
Weighting A Rubric
Create Your Own Rubric Assignment

Practitioner's Corner:  Students sometimes do not understand how a paper is graded.  Rubrics provide the scoring guidelines for evaluating work and for giving feedback.  Best of all, rubrics helps students to understand what to focus on in order to improve their grades.
 
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Creating Rubrics Module

Well-developed rubrics can be used by faculty, students, and peers both before, during, and after a learning opportunity.  They make explicit the criteria that will be used in the evaluation. Through a rubric feedback is specific and direct, encouraging improvement.

Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this module the participant will create an original, analytic grading rubric to be used as an evaluative tool for a course assignment.

Resources/Learning Material

       Access to Columbia College web site - Faculty

        Word processor that can save as HTML

Learning Activities

  • Identifying Rubric Criteria
  • Writing Descriptive Indicators
  • Weighting A Rubric

Assessments

  • Module Assignment  - Creating an Original Rubric

 

 

 

 

There are two kinds of rubrics:  holistic and analytic.  This module addresses the analytic module design.

RUBRICS - AN ALTERNATIVE ASSESSSMENT STRATEGY