Presentation on theme: "Rubrics - Make your life easy Center for Distance Education Instructional Design Services Dr. Prasanthi Pallapu."— Presentation transcript:
Rubrics - Make your life easy Center for Distance Education Instructional Design Services Dr. Prasanthi Pallapu
Resources Course online in Pearson Learning Studio Sample Rubrics
Definition Merriam-Webster ‘a guide listing specific criteria for grading or scoring academic papers, projects, or tests’
Why? For Students: – To review the set expectations for a specific task – To submit a better quality work – To receive feedback on student learning during the process – Examples: Playing a musical instrument; Speech; end product – Examples: Reports, Research Papers, etc.
Why? For instructors – To focus on student centered learning on what students should learn on what instructors should teach – Guide and evaluate student performance – To be consistent and fair while grading
Types of Rubrics Two types of rubrics – Holistic & – Analytic
Holistic All criteria are assessed simultaneously Faster as it takes less time Does not provide or communicate feedback for improvement Source: From Assessment and Grading in Classrooms (p. 201), by Susan M. Brookhart and Anthony J. Nitko, 2008, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Copyright 2008 by Pearson Education.
Analytic Each criterion is assessed individually or separately Takes more time to assess Provides and communicates feedback for improvement Source: From Assessment and Grading in Classrooms (p. 201), by Susan M. Brookhart and Anthony J. Nitko, 2008, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Copyright 2008 by Pearson Education.
Rubrics in the Online Course Three steps: 1.Prepare your rubric in a word processing program 2.Make it available to students under Course Home Preferably in a PDF format to print Easy to upload to the course 3.Add it to the Online Course for grading
Rubrics Samples Initial Response to a Discussion topic Participation in Discussion Resources: RubiStar Teacher Planet
Demonstration How to build the rubric – Handout Handout How to grade Student View
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