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Simultaneously Assessing and Grading Student Work

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Simultaneously Assessing and Grading Student Work

  1. 1. Simultaneously Assessing and Grading Student Work Dr. Ann Saurbier Walsh College Troy, MI @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Embedding Functional Rubrics
  2. 2. Walsh College @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 • Established 1922 • Professional accounting school • Night courses for working adults • Legacy • ‘practical’ business education for working adults • Non-traditional students • Upper division undergraduate / graduate programs • Headcount = 3,700 • 92% Part-time attendance
  3. 3. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Walsh College Mission Provide a relevant business education that integrates theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers through: • Faculty who bring meaningful scholarship, academic credentials and professional work experience to the learning process • Close ties with the business community • A supportive environment that inspires student achievement
  4. 4. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Walsh College Core Competencies • Problem Solving • Written Communication • Oral Communication • Master a Business Discipline • Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Management, Marketing, Taxation
  5. 5. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Annual Data Collection Cycles • By competency • By degree program
  6. 6. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Data Collection Rubrics • By competency • By program level
  7. 7. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 • Identify courses to be assessed • Identify the assignments to be assessed • Identify artifacts to be collected • Identify the competencies to be assessed in each course and assignment Direct Internal Measures
  8. 8. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Written Essay Final Exam Written Final Course Paper • Problem solving • Problem Solving • Written Communication • Written Communication Degree Program Formative Summative MBA COM 510 MGT 680
  9. 9. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Best Practices Sharing ….. How do you go about identifying courses and assignments for internal assessment data collection?
  10. 10. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Degree Program Formative Summative MBA COM 510 MGT 680 Internal Measures • Graded • Assessed
  11. 11. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Question: •Instead of ‘double the work’ … •Is there a way to leverage the assessment process to accomplish grading and assessment at the same time?
  12. 12. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 • Maximize the inherent connection • assignment grading • assignment assessment • Assignment AND Assessment focus • Problem Solving • Written Communication • Embed learning outcome assessment into assignment grading
  13. 13. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 • Identify assignments in target courses that focus on the institution-level core competencies • Problem solving • Written communication • Review existing assignment instructions • Map assignment instructions/rubric criteria to institution- level core competencies • LMS integration Process Flow
  14. 14. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 • Identify target courses – by program • Formative • Summative Identify Courses
  15. 15. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 • Identify the target assignments • Identify target artifacts Identify Assignments
  16. 16. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Assessment and Assignment ________________________________ Criteria Mapping
  17. 17. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 LMS Integration • Explore the LMS rubric functionality • Explore ability to export assessment data • Explore additional benefits • Longitudinal student assessment data • Explore potential drawbacks • Limited grading granularity
  18. 18. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Additional Implementation Issues • Faculty Buy-in • Faculty Competence • Technical Assistance • Process Confusion • Communication Disconnects
  19. 19. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Grade and Assess Student Competency • Points assigned • Additional feedback provided • Assessment data recorded
  20. 20. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Best Practices Sharing ….. Additional integrated processes used for internal assessment data collection and simultaneous grading?
  21. 21. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Walsh College … the process thus far • 17 courses using the integrated functional rubrics • 71 course sections have produced data for assessment analysis • Multiple modalities covered • Online, on ground, blended courses, flipped classrooms
  22. 22. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Successes • Communication Gateway Course • Management Capstone Course • Consistency across multiple instructors • Objective criteria to verify ‘passing’ performance
  23. 23. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Challenges remain …. • Faculty ‘being nice’ while grading • Grading – but NOT assessing • Faculty involvement in rubric build • Norming across multiple instructors • Criteria manipulation • Data access and analysis
  24. 24. Embedding Functional Rubrics @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016 Best Practices Sharing ….. Suggestions to overcome these challenges?
  25. 25. Embedding Functional Rubrics Continuing the Loop Criterion 4.4 use results to improve educational processes in the interest of continuously improving student learning outcomes Drive students toward Performance • Identify the problem • Target the issue • Experiment • Assess results @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2015 Identify Experiment Target Assess Repeat
  26. 26. Dr. Ann Saurbier asaurbie@walshcollege.edu @ACBSPAccredited #ACBSP2016

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