October 20, 2013

11th LARC/CALPER Webinar on Assessment

From http://calper.la.psu.edu

Next LARC/CALPER Assessment Webinar #11
Designing Writing Assessments and Rubrics
Thursday, November 14, 2013
3:30pm Eastern (check your time zone)

During this presentation, participants will learn procedures for developing tools for writing assessment that are transparent and understandable to students and that act as both teaching and assessment tools. We will first consider assignment criteria – what is it that we want our students to do? We will then consider the rubric, a grading instrument, which offers objectivity, consistency, clarity in assessing writing and concentrate on holistic, analytic, and to a lesser degree, primary trait assessment. We will also consider when and for what kinds of writing assignments each of these rubrics are most appropriate. Additionally, we will examine the components of rubrics (the criteria, the weight, the description) and the steps in creating a good rubric and how assignment criteria informs rubric creation.

For more information go to http://larc.sdsu.edu/events/webinars/webinar-crusan

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