4.1.2 Tips for develop rubrics

4.1.2 Tips for develop rubrics - Students can contribute to...

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Tips for Developing Quality Rubrics A rubric is a set of scoring guidelines for evaluating and providing feedback on student work. In the criteria column, use words that identify the most important content concepts,  processes and skills. Determine the highest levels of attributes or qualities and write concise descriptors. Start on the left with the highest level of quality, moving right in descending challenge. Quality descriptors should define what is acceptable and desirable rather than using  negative words or acknowledging the “wrong” aspects. Scoring should be based on quality rather than solely on quantity.
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Unformatted text preview: Students can contribute to descriptors and can help develop rubrics. If the rubric is intended as a developmental rubric rather than a final assessment, students can receive one row at a time, in order to determine where they already are on the continuum, and what qualities they will develop to go on to the next step. If the rubric is intended as a developmental rubric rather than a final assessment, students can receive just one or two columns in order to focus them on an appropriate level of quality....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course DIFFERENTI 125 taught by Professor Grimes during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.

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