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Evaluating Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Marisa Hertzog

When giving feedback it should be descriptive feedback. Rubrics should be modified and enhanced as necessary.  

Building and Testing the Rubric | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Marisa Hertzog

Rubics should be student centered and unbiased. Students should be able to understand the rubric.

Issues When Using Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Marisa Hertzog

Planning out your rubric is important when creating it so that it is clear and concise.

Purposes and Roles of Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Marisa Hertzog

Rubrics are great tools for evaluating students and for course feedback. However, they can be very time consuming to create.

Value Added Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Marisa Hertzog

Rubrics can be a great way to provide specific feedback to students on a variety topics where they are being assessed. The key to using a rubic though is that students understand the rubic and how it...

Objective and Subjective Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Marisa Hertzog

I should use more essay style questions in my assessments to better gauge if my students are grasping material.

Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Assessment | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Marisa Hertzog

I learned that I should use some diagnoitic formative assessments for my students.

Technology Tools for Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL106 | New comment by Marisa Hertzog

There are various assessment tools that you can use but it is important to identify which has the best function for what you are trying to assess. It is also important to assess frequently.

Issues When Using Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Susan Copas

A rubric is a helpful tool for peer assessment.

Purposes and Roles of Rubrics | Origin: EL109 | New comment by Susan Copas

I use rubrics a lot, and I liked that the narrative brought out that a rubric can lead to reflection on the part of the instructor about the nature of the assignment and the design of the...