This article is collecting articles and online resources about Rubrics. In the distance learning environment, having a fair and effective rubric is becoming more important to evaluate open-ended assignments.
1.What is Rubrics
A description guideline that helps students and instructors grade the qualities of learning outcomes of students for the open-ended assignment.
2.Types of Rubrics
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Performance attribute 1
Performance attribute 2
Performance attribute 3
4. Writing rubrics
a) set the scale
three levels, four levels, five levels, or seven levels
b) define the rating
4 = advanced; 3) proficient; 2) basic; 1) beginning
When developing rating, I am encouraging do not use negative terms such as novice, below expectations. I met some students who was upset about my grading based on my rubrics, though they got a relatively good grade. Because they believed that their performances were not good as the rating label contains negative terms.
c) identify basic descriptions
4 – advanced ability to …
3- proficient ability to
2- developing ability to
1-starting ability to
d) Describe performance description for each number on the scale