22Workshop ObjectiveBy the end of the workshop,participants will be able to:Create a rubric in Blackboard Learn.
33What is a Rubric?A rubric is a scoring guide used toevaluate the quality of students’constructed responses (e.g. productsand behaviors).Popham, W. J. (2012). The role of rubrics in testing and teaching. Boston [Mass.]: Pearson.
44When to Use a Rubric?Use a rubric to:• Measure cognitive skillsessay, project, portfolio• Not knowledgetrue/false, multiple-choice, short answer
55Why Use a Rubric?Instructors teach and studentslearn more effectively when theyboth understand the nature of thecurricular outcomes.
66What’s in a Rubric?1. Evaluative Criteria2. Quality Distinctions3. Application Strategy
771. Evaluative CriteriaFactors used when using a rubricto judge a student’s response(3-6 recommended)
882. Quality DistinctionsDescriptions of different qualitative levelsfor each of a rubric’s evaluative criteriaa. Two-Directional Quality Definitionsb. Numerical Gradations
2424Best Practices• Make sure the skill to be assessed issignificant.• Make certain all of the rubric’s evaluativecriteria can be addressed instructionally.• Employ as few evaluative criteria as possible.• Provide a succinct label for each evaluativecriterion.• Match the length of the rubric to your owntolerance for detail.