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Criteria and Rubrics


Articles

Andrade, H. G. (n.d.). Teaching with rubrics: the good, the bad, and the ugly. College Teaching, 53(1), p.27-30.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2005). Guidelines for implementation of criterion-referenced assessment. Retrieved (n.d.) from https://www2.polyu.edu.hk/edc/staff/CRAguidelines.pdf

Mertler, Craig A. (2001). Designing scoring rubrics for your classroom. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 7(25). Retrieved March 30, 2005 from http://PAREonline.net/getvn.asp?v=7&n=25

Moon, J. (n.d.). Linking levels, learning outcomes and assessment criteria. Retrieved February 9, 2005, from http://www.see-educoop.net/education_in/pdf/edinburgh-moon-oth-enl-t02.pdf

Moskal, Barbara M. (2000). Scoring rubrics: what, when and how? Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 7(3). Retrieved February 10, 2005 from http://PAREonline.net/getvn.asp?v=7&n=3

Moskal, Barbara M. & Jon A. Leydens (2000). Scoring rubric development: validity and reliability. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 7(10). Retrieved February 10, 2005 from http://PAREonline.net/getvn.asp?v=7&n=10

Rust, C., Price, M., & O’Donovan, B. (2003). Improving students’ learning by developing their understanding of assessment criteria and processes. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 28(2). Retrieved March 8, 2005, from IngentaConnect.

Seymour, D. (2005). Learning outcomes and assessment: Developing assessment criteria for Masters-level dissertations. Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching, 1(2). Retrieved (n.d.) from http://www.brookes.ac.uk/publications/bejlt/volume1issue2/
academic/seymour.html!


By skill

Communication

University of Cincinnati; subject: history
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-EC1.html

University of Cincinnati; subject: health sciences
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-EC2.html

Western Washington University; subject: research method
http://www.ac.wwu.edu/~stoutk/Paper1eval.htm


Critical thinking

Subject: Nature of mathematics
http://www.thecoo.edu/~jadouma/WebDocs/151criticalthinking.rubric.htm

Rio Salado College
http://www.rio.maricopa.edu/distance_learning/critical_think_rubric.shtml

Critical thinking rubric
http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/slat/ct_rubric.pdf

Holistic critical thinking scoring rubric
http://www.insightassessment.com/pdf_files/rubric.pdf

Business subjects
http://www.business.appstate.edu/Assessment2/CriticalThinking.pdf

Critical thinking scoring rubric
http://www.kyrene.org/schools/brisas/sunda/litpack/ critical_thinking_rubric.htm

University of Cincinnati; subject: literary studies
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-CT.html


Knowledge integration

University of Cincinnati; subject: mechanical engineering
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-KI.html


Problem solving

Problem solving rubric
http://www.gttp.org/html/canadalinks/curriculum/problemrubric.html

Analytical thinking process in problem solving
http://ranchoms.org/rsjdocs/analytic/psrubric.htm

Rio Salado's official problem-solving rubric
http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/pbl/pdf/rio-rubric.pdf

Scoring rubric for petroleum engineering program
http://www.mines.edu/Academic/petroleum/Documents/PESprob.pdf

National Adult Literacy Database (Canada)
http://www.nald.ca/CLR/Btg/ed/evaluation/problem.htm

High school Earth System Science course
http://www2.cet.edu/ete/hil912/intro/wkAteam.html

The Big 6
http://www.big6.com/showarticle.php?id=39


Social responsibility

University of Cincinnati: subject: music
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-SR1.html

The Big 6University of Cincinnati: subject: nursing
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-SR2.html



By discipline

Art

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
http://www.educ.state.ak.us/tls/frameworks/arts/6assess1.htm#sample


Cultural studies

San Diego State University; peer evaluation of paper
http://edweb.sdsu.edu/triton/SDBiarritz/rubric.html


Engineering

University of Cincinnati; skill: knowledge integration
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-KI.html

The California State University
http://www.engr.sjsu.edu/assessment/topic/t1.html


Health sciences

University of Cincinnati; skill: communication
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-EC2.html


History

University of Cincinnati; skill: communication
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-EC1.html


Language

University of Cincinnati; subject: literary studies
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-CT.html

The California State University; subject: English
http://www.csupomona.edu/~uwc/non_protect/student/CSU-EPTScoringGuide.htm


Mathematics

Exemplars.com K-12
http://www.exemplars.com/rubrics/math_rubric.html


Multimedia

Brattleboro Union High School; web project
http://www.buhs.k12.vt.us/buhsPages/academicsPages/acedemicAssessmentPages/
WEBProjectPages/artsRubrics/multimediaCommunication.html


Music

University of Cincinnati: skill: social responsibility
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-SR1.html


Nursing

University of Cincinnati: skill: social responsibility
http://www.uc.edu/gened/D-SRSample-SR2.html


Research method

Western Washington University, Department of Communication
http://www.ac.wwu.edu/~stoutk/Paper1eval.htm


By assessment task

Group work

Indiana University

http://www.iub.edu/~teaching/groupassess.shtml

Presentation

Oral presentation

http://memorial.sdcs.k12.ca.us/LESSONS/WWII/WWIIunit/oralpresentation.html

Portfolio

Subject: English
http://artsci.shu.edu/english/1201/portfolio-assessment/
portfolio-assessment-criteria.htm



Other resources of rubrics

2Learn Together – contains guiding questions for developing rubrics
http://www.2learn.ca/projects/together/START/rubricc.html

Assessment, Assessment Rubrics and Evaluation – annotated list of relevant websites
http://www.techlearning.com/db_area/archives/WCE/archives/evalguid.html

Authentic Assessment Toolbox – another nice, comprehensive website on rubric development, with a particularly detailed treatment on comparing analytic and holistic rubrics
http://jonathan.mueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/toolbox/rubrics.htm

Chicago Public School – a comprehensive and resourceful site for rubric development and performance assessment

http://intranet.cps.k12.il.us/Assessments/Ideas_and_Rubrics
/ideas_and_rubrics.html

Chicago Public School – contains examples of rubrics for a range of school subjects; provides tips for choosing rubrics
http://intranet.cps.k12.il.us/Assessments/Ideas_and_Rubrics
/Rubric_Bank/rubric_bank.html

Creating rubrics: Inspire your students and foster critical thinking @ teachervision.com– a series of five articles on the topic; require registration, but free
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/lesson-plans/lesson-4521.html?detoured=1

Develop Evaluation Tool/Rubric @ essdack.org – a very brief step-by-step guide to developing an analytic rubric; good for getting some initial ideas

http://www.essdack.org/building/evaluation.html

Guidelines for Rubric Development @edweb.sdsu.edu – Little details but contains a rare although brief treatment of using concept words to indicate level of performance. [See also our section on indicating level of performance]
http://edweb.sdsu.edu/triton/july/rubrics/Rubric_Guidelines.html

PALS Guide – an in-depth yet practical treatment of the topic, a substantial guide on performance assessment
http://pals.sri.com/pals/guide/scoringlearn.html

RubiStar – “a free tool to help a teacher make quality rubrics”

http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

Rubric Development - DiscoverySchool.com
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/assess.html

San Diego State University – contains suggested dimensions (aspect) for a range of skills
http://webquest.sdsu.edu/rubrics/rubrics.html

Software for Building Rubrics - Rubrics.com

http://www.rubrics.com/

The Bowling Green University – rubrics for university learning outcomes
http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/provost/Assessment/Rubrics.htm

The California State University – link to examples of scoring rubrics
http://www.calstate.edu/acadaff/sloa/links/rubrics.shtml

The Staff Room for Ontario’s Teachers – a lot of sample rubrics for a range of skills; a resource primarily for school teachers

http://www.quadro.net/~ecoxon/Reporting/rubrics.htm



 

 
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