Using Rubrics to Assess Student Learning. Emily Langdon, PhD Coordinator for Assessment, Research, and Evaluation Division of Student Affairs Laura Martin, PhD Coordinator for Institutional Assessment Office of Institutional Assessment Anne Zanzucchi , PhD
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Using Rubrics to Assess Student Learning
Emily Langdon, PhD
Coordinator for Assessment, Research, and Evaluation
Division of Student Affairs
Laura Martin, PhD
Coordinator for Institutional Assessment
Office of Institutional Assessment
Anne Zanzucchi, PhD
Faculty Development in Assessment Coordinator
Center for Research on Teaching Excellence
Step 2 in Assessment Cycle: Conclusions
Step 1 in SA Assessment Cycle: Identify LOs, POs & measures
Step 2 in SA Assessment Cycle: Results
Division of Student Affairs
Reflecting teamwork instruction in the leadership workshop, students will employ their teamwork skills in the execution of their final group project.
Identify learning evidence to be collected and that will use a rubric to score
Might refine rubric as part of this step
Use rubric to score student work (measure learning)
… Develop or identify and pilot rubric here
Do set up with learning outcome….. And pull in assessment cycle. Working in pairs, use the rubric to score a set of student work. Provide scores to Laura to enter in spreadsheet.
1) Consider student learning results:
2) Consider usefulness of rubric:
Reflect on your own program work,
Original: Participants will be able to appreciate the benefits of exercise
Revised: Participants will be able to explain how exercise affects stress
Original: Participants will have more confidence in their abilities to address racial discrimination
Revised: Through role play, participants will demonstrate their ability to analyze and respond to arguments about racial discrimination
Original: Participants will understand the nine reasons for conducting a needs assessment.
Original: As a result of the time management workshop, students will arrive to class on time daily.
Imagine using the rubric to score student work:
* Please focus on the rubric’s structure and your thoughts about its usefulness, not the actual criteria and standards.
Institution: Students will understand and value diverse perspectives in both the global and community contexts of modern society in order to work knowledgeably and effectively in an ethnically and culturally rich setting (Self and Society)
Program – Cultural Expression: 100% of participants in the cultural expression workshop will identify an example of cultural expression they have observed and describe a contribution it makes to the UC Merced community.
Division: Develop an understanding and appreciation of human differences
Department – Housing and Residential Life: Through informal and formal residential life experiences and programming, resident interest in and respect for new ideas and cultural and life style differences increases.
Housing and Residential Life Goal: Housing and Residence Life is committed to providing residential life experiences and programming that foster resident interest in and respect for new ideas and cultural and life style differences.