Citations with the tag: SCORING rubrics

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  • Guidelines for Creating Rubrics.
     // Education Update; Aug2013, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p2 

    The article presents a discussion on creating rubrics, an essential tool for students to improve performance, adapted from the book "The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching: A Checklist for Staying Focused Every Day" by Bryan Goodwin and Elizabeth Ross Hubbell.

  • Appendixes.
     // National Educational Technology Standards for Students Curriculu; 2007, p233 

    A variety of rubrics, evaluations and standards that relate to articles that appeared in the book "Foreign Language Units for All Proficiency Levels" are presented.

  • Rubrics, From Antiquity to Ubiquity.
    Riggleman, Lori // International Educator; Dec2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p17 

    The article highlights the importance of using rubrics in education.

    Villegas, Karen; Montgomery, Diane // School Library Monthly; Jan2012, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p56 

    The article offers information on an essay-based activity, in which various topics were given to be expounded which will then be evaluated through the use of an evaluation rubric.

  • Ask Errol!
    Craig Sull, Errol // Distance Learning; 2012, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p99 

    The article presents questions and answers related to distance learning including the advantage of using a rubric for online learning, how to advise a school about time off from online teaching without risking the loss of a teaching spot, and how much creativity can be applied in teaching online...

  • Rubistar.
    Manczuk, Suzanne // Library Media Connection; Jan2005, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p91 

    Reviews the software Rubistar.

  • Avoidance of Equivalence by Leveling.
    FARENGA, STEPHEN J.; NESS, DANIEL; SAWYER, RICHARD D. // JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing; 2015, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p8 

    The article discusses the concept equivalence by leveling as a consensus-driven educational strategy and examines the role of rubrics and standardized testing and how these assessment protocols affect average students.

  • Rubrics for Assignments in Online Courses.
    College, Touro // Distance Education Report; 12/15/2015, Vol. 19 Issue 24, p8 

    An excerpt from the article "Rubrics for Assignments in Online Courses" by Touro College, published on the website Onlineeducation on November 23, 2015, is presented which focuses on rubrics as a part of an online course that provides grading assignments on completion of learning activities.

  • Continuing my journey on designing and refining criterion-referenced assessment rubrics.
    Burton, Kelley // Journal of Learning Design; 2015, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p1 

    The article presents author's experiences with learning design and refining criterion-referenced assessment rubrics.

  • Designing criterion-referenced assessment.
    Burton, Kelley // Journal of Learning Design; 2015, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p3 

    Criterion-referenced assessment arguably results in greater reliability, validity and transparency than norm-referenced assessment. This article examines this assertion with reference to an example from a second year undergraduate law unit at the Queensland University of Technology, LWB236 Real...

    Burton, Kelley // Ranger Rick; Sep2010, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p22 

    The article presents information on how to adjust the scoring of an activity in order to reflect parental enthusiasm, or lack thereof.

    Burton, Kelley // Ranger Rick; Sep2010, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p26 

    The article presents information on how to adjust the scoring of an activity in order to reflect parental enthusiasm, or lack thereof.

    Burton, Kelley // Ranger Rick; Sep2010, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p29 

    The article presents information on how to adjust the scoring of a picnic in order to reflect its environmental impact.

    Burton, Kelley // Ranger Rick; Sep2010, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p30 

    The article presents information on how to adjust the scoring of an activity in order to reflect parental enthusiasm, or lack thereof.

    Burton, Kelley // Journal of Staff Development; Aug2012, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p34 

    A chart is presented depicting a sample of a rubric from the CLASS Keys, Georgia teacher evaluation system, for the curriculum and planning strand.

  • Assessing Outcomes and Improving Achievement: Tips and Tools for Using Rubrics.
    Burton, Kelley // Peer Review; Spring2011, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p34 

    The article offers information on the publication titled "Assessing Outcomes and Improving Achievement: Tips and Tools for Using Rubrics," developed by faculty members and academic professionals, which provides advice on the development and effective use of rubrics to assess the achievement of...

  • Teaching Labs and Teacher-Leaders.
    Weller, Michael // California English; Nov2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p27 

    The author discusses the benefit of his experience at the California Writing Project (CWP) to his approach to work as a writing teacher. He mentions his use of new writing strategies in teaching his first Young Writers Camp (YWC) for the Los Angeles Writing Project (LAWP). He cites using writing...

  • Personal coaching: A model for effective learning.
    Griffiths, Kerryn // Journal of Learning Design; 2015, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p17 

    The escalating success of personal coaching and the significant potential it holds as a vehicle for effective learning, appear to have had little impact within educational contexts to date. In response, this paper therefore presents an introduction to personal coaching practice and its outcomes...

  • Assessing the 'New Information Professional' Beyond College.
    Krause, Michael J. // CPA Journal; Sep2007, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p68 

    This article discusses a study which investigated whether academics can help practitioners build upon the accounting profession's recent success in responding to marketplace information needs and regulatory requirements. Academics use rubrics as an evaluation device to measure the extent to...

    Krause, Michael J. // Cincinnati Magazine; Dec2013, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p24 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including peripheral demographics, dining guide and rubrics.

  • Develop a Performance Rubric with Your Ensemble.
    ROTJAN, MATTHEW // Teaching Music; Aug2014, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p26 

    The author presents a personal narrative of his experiences in developing a performance rubric with a student music ensemble at the South Orangetown Middle School.

    Long, Ada // Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council; Fall/Winter2014, Vol. 15 Issue 2, pix 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including objective measurements in education, rubrics and assessment as educational tools , and rubrics and student-centered learning empowerment.

  • Gathering Festival Statistics: Theoretical Platforms and their Relevance to Building a Global Rubric.
    Tull, Jo-anne // Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies; Sep-Dec2012, Vol. 37 Issue 3/4, p40 

    The explosive growth of festivals and special events around the globe has brought into sharp focus the need to better understand and give better account of their value to their respective host societies. Recent approaches to culling cultural data are generally applied to a broader spectrum of...

  • Using Drawings to Assess Student Perceptions of Schoolyard Habitats: A Case Study of Reform-Based Research in the United States.
    Cronin-Jones, Linda L. // Canadian Journal of Environmental Education; 2005, Vol. 10, p225 

    This case study describes the development and field-testing of a research-based scoring rubric for analyzing elementary students' schoolyard habitat drawings. To justify schoolyard learning experiences in U.S. schools, teachers, program evaluators, and others need valid, reliable, and objective...

  • A Case Where Rubrics Worked!
    Cronin-Jones, Linda L. // Teaching Professor; Oct2015, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p8 

    The article discusses a study by Kathleen Greenberg on the value of rubrics in improving student learning, with an emphasis on the impact of rubrics on writing a particular kind of research-based report.

  • Building Rubrics: A Step-By-Step Process.
    Brown, Carol A. // Library Media Connection; Jan2008, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p16 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions for building rubrics.

  • Reenvisioning Rubrics: A Few Brief Suggestions.
    Shaw, Perry // Teaching Professor; Oct2016, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p4 

    The author talks about the challenges of meaningful grading and assessment of students, the use of rubrics to achieve greater objectivity in assessments, and suggestions such as using descriptive terms for evaluative headings, providing the rubric in advance, and including a comments section.

    Jorgensen, Haley // Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers; May2010, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p30 

    The article offers information on the Technical Skill Attainment (TSA) assessment rubric, which is created by the 16 campuses of Wisconsin Technical College. It notes that the rubric is a product of the compliance of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) to the Technical Education...

  • Expediting Feedback to Students.
    Jorgensen, Haley // Teaching Professor; Apr2011, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p4 

    The article discusses research on the automation of the process involved in offering student comments or feedback. It references a study by A. J. Czaplewski published in the 2009 issue of the "Marketing Education Review." The researcher categorized all the top-criteria comments on a...

  • Red Chalk: A Rant about Rubrics.
    Hancock, Jane // California English; Winter2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p20 

    In this article, the author reflects on the use of rubrics in classrooms particularly in teaching language. She examines the reliability of rubrics and criteria charts in measuring the performance of students. According to her, developing the habit of reading can be an alternative to rubrics and...

    Fagerheim, Britt A.; Shrode, Flora G. // Communications in Information Literacy; 2009, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p158 

    This paper reports the results of a pilot project in which the authors developed rubrics for assessing information literacy in the disciplines and examined whether rubrics are a feasible and effective method for librarians to assess their students' information literacy skills. We developed...

  • Peer-assessment of Homework Using Rubrics.
    Murthy, Sahana // AIP Conference Proceedings; 11/12/2007, Vol. 951 Issue 1, p156 

    I have implemented a peer-assessment system in an introductory physics course, where students assess each other's homework. Students are provided with descriptive rubrics to guide them through the process. In this paper I describe the implementation of the peer-assessment process, discuss the...

    East, Martin; Young, David // New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics; 2007, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    In line with an increased emphasis on the development of second language (L2) students' writing proficiency there has been an increasing demand for valid and reliable means of testing such proficiency. Validity and reliability relate to the meaningfulness and accuracy of the scores awarded in...

  • Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World, 3: Assessing Student Learning.
    Boersma, Stuart; Diefenderfery, Caren; Dingmanz, Shannon W.; Madison, Bernard L. // Numeracy: Advancing Education in Quantitative Literacy; Jul2011, Vol. 4 Issue 2, preceding p1 

    In this third paper in a series describing the Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World course, the authors provide an adaptation of the Association of American Colleges and Universities quantitative literacy VALUE rubric. Describing achievement levels in six core competencies...

  • A Test for Evaluating Proficiency in Dance.
    Chatheld, Steven J. // Journal of Dance Medicine & Science; 2009, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p108 

    This study assessed the inter-judge agreement, intra-judge reliability, and the specificity and sensitivity of a qualitative test for analyzing dancers' training and performance capabilities. Forty-one subjects representing groups of non-dancers (N = 9), beginners (N = 9), intermediates (N =...

  • Examination of the Impact of Rubric Use on Achievement in Teacher Education.
    Bay, Erdal; Kotaman, Hüseyin // New Educational Review; 2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p283 

    The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of rubric use on prospective teachers' academic achievement and project performance in Turkey. Th is quasi-experimental study employed pretest, posttest, and retention tests for sixty-four selected prospective teachers in a foreign languages...

  • chapter 4: Constructing a Rubric.
    McKenzie, Walter // National Educational Technology Standards for Students Curriculu; 2004, p25 

    Chapter 4 of the book "National Educational Technology Standards for Students: Curriculum Series: Social Studies Units for Grades 9-12" is presented. It explores the importance of rubric as an excellent tool for assessing students developments in educational environment. It highlights the...

  • Ensuring Higher Order Thinking Skills Development in Distance Learning.
    Nichols, Teresa // Distance Learning; 2010, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p69 

    The article stresses that distance education should ensure the development of higher thinking order skills in learners. It advises distance educators to incorporate diverse higher thinking order skills activities in their courses in order to hone their students' capacities for application,...

    Nichols, Teresa // Education Week; 1/10/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p51 

    The article provides information on how U.S. state education policies were evaluated as part of Quality Counts 2013, a survey from the Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) Research Center. It notes that 35 different indicators were examined and used with documentation provided by school...

  • Evaluating Online Discussions.
    Weimer, Maryellen // Online Classroom; Mar2013, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p2 

    The article offers information on a study that took a look at a collection of rubrics being used to assess online discussions. The study analyzed 50 rubrics found online by using various search engines and keywords. The rubrics were used to assess online discussions in higher education. Four...

  • Constructing a Rubric.
    Weimer, Maryellen // Learning & Leading with Technology; Sep2005, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p34 

    The article presents information about rubrics, which are tools for assessing student progress. There are five steps in designing a rubric to successfully measure learning. First, a teacher should state the objective in concrete terms, clearly identifying the task learners need to accomplish. A...

  • Measuring authorial voice strength in L2 argumentative writing: The development and validation of an analytic rubric.
    Zhao, Cecilia Guanfang // Language Testing; Apr2013, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p201 

    Although a key concept in various writing textbooks, learning standards, and writing rubrics, voice remains a construct that is only loosely defined in the literature and impressionistically assessed in practice. Few attempts have been made to formally investigate whether and how the strength of...

  • An Overview of the Literature: Research in P-12 Engineering Education.
    MENDOZA DIAZ, NOEMI V.; COX, MONICA F. // Advances in Engineering Education; Summer2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p1 

    This paper presents an extensive overview of preschool to 12th grade (P-12) engineering education literature published between 2001 and 2011. Searches were conducted through education and engineering library engines and databases as well as queries in established publications in engineering...

  • Analysis of a Rubric for Assessing Depth of Classroom Reflections.
    Dalal, Dev K.; Hakel, Milton D.; Sliter, Michael T.; Kirkendall, Sarah R. // International Journal of ePortfolio; 2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p75 

    Writing reflections is recommended for enhancing retention and transfer of learned material. The benefits of student reflections have been well documented, but the methods for collecting and assessing reflections can be difficult. This study presents the development and analysis of a new,...

  • The Binarized Scoring Rule.
    Hossain, Tanjim; Okui, Ryo // Review of Economic Studies; Jul2013, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p984 

    We introduce a simple method for constructing a scoring rule to elicit an agent's belief about a random variable that is incentive compatible irrespective of her risk-preference. The agent receives a fixed prize when her prediction error, defined by a loss function specified in the incentive...

  • The Shelf Life of Rubrics.
    Incorvati, Rick; Mattison, Michael // Chalk;  

    The article discusses the lifespan of a rubric which is used at Wittenberg University to encourage continuity in a writing-across-the-curriculum program and offers suggestions that may prove useful in the process of managing its lifespan. The authors suggest that the faculty should encourage...

  • Using Generalizability Theory to examine error variance in the SPEAK scoring rubric.
    GEVARA, Jeremy Ray // International Journal of Language Studies; Oct2013, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p25 

    Created in response to laws passed requiring international students to be locally assessed for English proficiency, the Speaking Proficiency English Assessment Kit test (SPEAK] is still used by universities around the United States. As the enrollment of international students from...

    Jácome, Édgar Picón // Ãkala: Revista de Lenguaje y Cultura; Sep-Dec2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p79 

    In this article, I support the thesis that utilizing rubrics, discussed and agreed upon teachers and students, guarantees the promotion of fair assessment practices. This claim is supported by the argument that designing and applying scoring rubrics enhances validity and transparency in...

  • Evaluating Discussion Forums for Undergraduate and Graduate Students.
    Craig, Gloria P. // Online Classroom; Dec2013, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p5 

    The article explains the importance of a discussion forum evaluation for online students. It mentions the clarity of questions in a discussion as correlated to learning outcomes and course readings, development of a sense of community through the involvement of instructors and using grading...

  • Motivate First-Grade Writers by Providing Choices and Clear Expectations.
    Foltz, Keta // Illinois Reading Council Journal; Summer2007, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p14 

    The article discusses the author's experience of adopting some strategies to motivate her students to write. When reading some online comments on how to start a writer's workshop, the author found that their class did not incorporate some components of the writing process such as prewriting,...

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