Making the Most of Rubrics: How to optimize your rubrics for faster grading and better instruction
Do you want to speed up your grading while also helping students learn? Rubrics can be a powerful tool for both assessment and instruction. In this workshop, we’ll show you the steps to develop the most effective rubrics, and the best ways to put them to work in your courses. We will also show you the best features and capabilities of the Rubrics tool in Canvas, including how you can harness assessment data to improve your instruction.
Monmouth University features an array of Information Technology courses for most majors [IT 100], Math and Science majors [IT 102], and Business majors . These courses feature problem based assessments across a variety of platforms. Pearson MyITLab assesses students on simulations and projects. Students are also assessed by the instructor by completing various assessment tools and submitting them to the Learning Management System, called eCampus.
This presentation introduces the Virtual Museum of Public Service (VMPS) as a teaching resource, demonstrating its use in the delivery of public administration core courses. The presentation includes students’ assessments of the advantages and disadvantages of multimedia technologies in the on line classroom, and lessons learned about using these methodologies.
A short history of the 'Assessment Movement' will introduce the topic of the changing nature of learning outcome assessment. Differing types of assessment, e.g., institutional, program and course and differing types of assessment methods, i.e., direct, indirect and authentic, will be defined. An overview of the economic factors driving assessment into new directions, such as the rise of Pell Grants and student loans at the Federal level, comprehensive data bases on individual student performance at the state level, will lead to a discussion of the new emphasis on tracking employment after
The increased demand for online and hybrid education encourages an evaluation of the differences in academic engagement among students that take such courses compared to those that take traditional courses. The research questions to be addressed include 1) Are students that take more classes online or hybrid less academically engaged than those who take courses in person?
Incorporating formative assessment strategies into your teaching practice regularly can help serve two purposes: providing you, the instructor, with a snapshot of what your students are learning; and, giving students the type of feedback necessary to help them move towards mastery of the content.
We’re all acquainted with Benjamin Franklin’s sentiment: "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes". Academics recognize an additional inevitability in our world of online teaching: assignment grading.
Quality Matters (QM) is an internationally accepted program designed to promote and immprove the quality of online education and student learning. This presentation will describe the way Bergen Community College has adopted the rubric to do internal review of their online and blended courses.
COHLIT supports Rutgers academic units University-wide in creating and delivering hybrid and fully online courses, and is heavily involved in both for-credit as well as non-credit online and hybrid education. Find out more.
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