4 Great Rubrics to Develop Students Presentations and Speaking Skills
February 20, 2014 Looking for some rubrics to hone in your students presentation skills ? The rubrics below will definitely be of great help. I came across these materials on Discovery Assessment in an article written by Dona Criswell and I really liked them specially that they cover different grades. However, it should be noted that these rubrics are the property of Bucket Institute of Education, a leading source on project based learning materials and for some reasons the download link Donna provided is not working so I am hoping you will be able to have rough idea of how to create your own rubric based on these samples here. 1- Presentation rubric for grades k-2 click here to see a larger version.
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Welcome to iRubric iRubric is a comprehensive rubric development, assessment, and sharing tool. Designed from the ground up, iRubric supports a variety of applications in an easy-to-use package.
Discussion Rubrics - Pedagogical Repository
Description While faculty might hope that students can "just discuss" a topic online with little or no support, Beckett, Amaro‐Jiménez, and Beckett (2010) found that "even doctoral students may need explicit grading instructions, and therefore provide rubrics and sample responses while not stifling creativity" (p. 331). Rubrics provide clear expectations for students regarding how an assignment, that can otherwise be subjective, will be graded. In addition to providing learner support, they can be especially helpful to instructors since they clearly state the goals for the assignment and facilitate a systematic way to assign grades. Some faculty members also employ the assistance of a teaching assistant and with multiple graders, the potential for inconsistent grading becomes high.
Effective e-learning for health professionals and students—barriers and their solutions. A systematic review of the literature—findings from the HeXL project - Childs - 2005 - Health Information & Libraries Journal
From a managerial viewpoint, e-learning packages are of poor quality and inappropriate or insufficient for the task.12,14,34,48 Obtaining trainer involvement in and acceptance of e-learning can be a problem.14,17,38,43 Trainers need information and guidance.10,38 Trainers can be reluctant to adopt new systems that disrupt established practices, and can be sceptical of their benefits.18 There is resistance to the need for change in teaching methods, with unclear messages from management and a lack of guidance or good practice.19,23,32,38,50,51,55,56,59,61 Trainers find that packages are of poor quality, inappropriate or insufficient for the task with a lack of standards and they lack information about packages and the time to evaluate them.10,14,17,18,33,38,48,59 There are a number of myths about e-learning which act as barriers to its adoption and affect the way it is used in practice.
Screencasting Feedback on Student Essays
Last semester I was faced with a larger-than-usual senior composition class for English majors—which of course also meant a larger-than-usual feedback load. With a new baby at home, I was more than a little concerned about finding the time to do it all. Fully aware of the research (e.g. Ferris, 1997; Hyland & Hyland, 2006) that favors more detailed feedback on student writing (seems “awkward: reword” just doesn’t cut it), I could not in good conscience consider reducing the quality or quantity of the feedback I usually give. Moreover, my feedback would typically include holding “writing conferences” (one-on-one consultations) with students—usually during office hours. But this was a big class, and there are just so many hours in a day.
Flubaroo Overview - Welcome to Flubaroo
The grades created by Flubaroo will be located in an adjacent worksheet called "Grades", as shown: For each submission, Flubaroo will show which questions were answered correctly ("1" point"), which incorrectly ("0" points), and which were not graded. If less than 60% of students got a question correct, the question will be highlighted in orange to alert you. Additionally, students who scored less than 70% on the assignment will be highlighted in red. The Flubaroo menu will now offer you the ability to email each student their grades, view a summary report, or regrade the assignment. You might want to regrade the assignment if more students submitted answers, or if you want to throw out a question that most students got wrong.
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Rubrics make clear the criteria by which student work will be assessed. In best practices, rubrics, like other forms of assessment, are part of a cycle of reflection; they evolve based on input from users and the on-going refinement of learning goals and course activities. Criteria that describe the conditions that any performance must meet to be successful.
Using Rubrics to Grade Online Discussions - ELC Support
A rubric is a scoring scale used to evaluate a student's work. Rubrics spell out to students exactly what is expected of them, and they list the criteria instructors use to assess students' work. Rubrics also help instructors by providing guidelines for more objective grading. The Value of Rubrics Rubrics are useful for assessing work in any classroom setting, but they are especially helpful in online courses, where all information must be clearly stated in course documents.
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Formative - A Possible Replacement for Infuse Learning
There is certainly not a shortage of online tools for distributing quizzes to students and watching their responses in realtime. Formative is the latest online quiz and feedback service that I have tested. Formative provides you with a place to create online classrooms. Your students join your classroom by entering the assigned class code after registering on the Formative website.
Examples of Rubrics
Several examples of rubrics that can be found on the web are linked below to aid in the development of rubrics for post secondary education settings. Template for Creating a Rubric The below link is to a MSWord file that contains a template for a rubric and instructions for how to use and modify the template to meet individual grading needs.
Online Discussion Boards & Rubrics – Center for Online Learning, Research and Service - University of Illinois Springfield - UIS
Discussions Discussion is at the heart of asynchronous online learning. Critical thinking skills for students can be developed.