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Evaluating Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by DOUGLAS RICCIO

As an instructor you should not only use rubics, He the instructor should choose to use it not only for it's components and design this will give the students an idea of how they are doing. Not only...

Building and Testing the Rubric | Origin: EL109 | New comment by DOUGLAS RICCIO

Rubies should be reliablle, valid and fair. It should be fair to all students across the board. A rubric that is good you will find very reliable. If two students use the rubric to rate the same type...

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Angel Martinez

I learned about the importance of asking stuents for feedback on assessing tools.

Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Brendan Cox

The proper implementaion of rubrics can really help a student. It let's them know exactly what is expected of them, helps them focus on what the instructor/program demands for the course or ...

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Brendan Cox

If we use both objective and subjective assessments throughout a course, I believe it would help give us a better understanding of what is sticking with our students. If all assessments are...

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Brendan Cox

I believe that in my program we could benefit from diagnostic assessments in the very begining of class. Many students come with very little computer skills for instance and knowing where they are...

Issues When Using Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by DOUGLAS RICCIO

Rubics wou have its benedits. A disadvantage is sometimes rubies require more revision in order for it to be effective. Some feel that a rubric can be tailored for any type of student project.  

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Brendan Cox

It is important to thoroughly test all assessment tools from the student and instructor perspective. Some tools may not be appropriate for all courses and it may not be necessary to use all tools...

Purposes and Roles of Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by DOUGLAS RICCIO

A rubric would have it's benefits, a disadvantage is sometimes rubies require more revision in order for it to be effective some feel that a rubric can be tailored for any type of student...

Issues When Using Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Marco Caracoglia

Rubrics are essential in assessing students progress in a subject matter.