How Can Rubrics Make Grading Easier and Faster?
Rubrics help you develop a better grading system, one that delivers fair results, helps students learn, and makes effective use of your time. In this program, you will get examples of the three basic formats for rubrics and explore seven key recommendations developed to help you transform the grading process.
Rubrics help you create a better grading system
- Starting a career.
- Raising a child.
Sometimes†it seems like the most important things donít come with directions.
But thereís good news when it comes to grading student assignments.
You get to design your own rules and they can save you time.
Not only that, using your own rules, or rubrics, will help you do a better job.
If thereís one thing faculty and students have in common, itís a desire for better grades.
Learn a step-by-step approach to a better grading process from†Linda Suskie, who literally wrote the book on assessment.
She is the author of Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide, one of the best-selling books on higher education assessment, and an internationally recognized authority on the subject.
In less time than you might spend handling one studentís complaint about a grade, Suskie shows you practical ways rubrics can improve your process of scoring and grading student assignments.
- Youíll get examples of the three basic formats for rubrics and explore seven key recommendations developed to help you transform the grading process.
- Youíll see how using rubrics can help you give better feedback in less time.
- Take advantage of this great opportunity to design your own directions and streamline your teaching.
Rubrics are what you make them. After viewing in How Can Rubrics Make Grading Easier and Faster?, youíll know how you can use rubrics to give you and your students what you always wantedóbetter grades.
Or more accurately, a better grading system, one that delivers fair results, helps students learn, and makes effective use of your time.
In this grading and feedback seminar, explore how to:
- Determine whether youíre spending too much time on grading
- Use different assignment types to reduce grading volume
- Use self-checklists and peer pre-review to improve student learning and grading
- Provide feedback students will use
- Formulate an overall grade, based on a rubric score
- Identify potential errors and biases in scoring
Suskie provides sample documents and checklists to help you implement what you learn and start designing your own directions.
- Design and use rubrics to meet your needs
- Identify practices to control the number of student assignments you grade
- Use student participation to improve the grading process
Learn how to establish gateway criteria, so you donít waste your time correcting an assignment a student didnít spend much time on.
Learn how to focus your feedback and make sure that students will pay attention to your comments.
Learning how to design and utilize rubrics is important, since grading is such an important part of a faculty memberís job.
We help you start off on the right foot, saving you time and providing clarity to your students.
Product Code: PM13QA
Linda Suskie has served as a Vice President at the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an accreditor of colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States for seven years. She is now working as a consultant and workshop facilitator for colleges and universities.
The second edition of her book, Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide (Jossey-Bass), is one of the best-selling books on assessment in higher education.
Prior positions include serving as Associate Vice President for Assessment & Institutional Research at Towson University and as Director of the American Association for Higher Education's Assessment Forum.
Her over 35 years of experience in college and university administration include work in assessment, institutional research, strategic planning, and quality management.
Linda holds a B.A. in Quantitative Studies from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. in Educational Measurement and Statistics from the University of Iowa.
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