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GRADING RUBRICSEducation Grading Rubrics

 

Competency Rubric

Criteria

Does Not Meet Standards

Barely Meets Standards

Meets Standards

Reading Skills:
Comprehension

No reference to assigned reading
OR
Unable to comprehend assigned reading
Attempts to convey ideas from assigned reading inaccurate or confused

Able to identify some content of assigned reading
Shows little ability to evaluate, synthesize or interpret assigned reading

Identifies main ideas & supporting details of assigned reading
Makes judgments and/or expresses opinions that exhibit comprehension of assigned reading

Reading Skills:
Synthesis

No connections made to assignment content

Attempts connections to, but demonstrates little understanding of, assignment content

Shows grasp of and attempts to make connections to assignment content

Writing Skills:
Ideas & Content

Not organized, events make no sense
No knowledge of topic
Not specific to topic ... padded with extraneous material

Some organization but introduction and conclusion unclear
Limited knowledge of topic
Some extraneous material

Focused, clear, specific & organized
Keeps reader attention
Shows knowledge of topic
Specific to topic, with no extraneous material

Writing Skills:
Word Usage

Inadequate and/or inaccurate use of vocabulary
Needs descriptive words

Adequate use of vocabulary
Details lack "color"

Clear, visual & accurate
Correct choice of words
Words colorful, fresh & vivid, rather than overdone, vague or flowery

Writing Skills:
Conventions

Frequent spelling errors
Frequent grammar errors
Inadequate and/or inaccurate use of basic language structures

More than two spelling errors
More than two grammar errors
Emerging use of basic language structures

Spelling accurate
Grammar/usage is consistent & shows knowledge of conventions

Critical Thinking:
Open-Mindedness
 

Draws unwarranted or fallacious conclusions
Rarely explains reasoning
Shows no variety of thinking skills

Draws unwarranted conclusions
Seldom explains reasoning
Shows limited variety of thinking skills

Appropriately identifies position on issue
Draws support from experience & assigned sources
Addresses diverse perspectives where appropriate

Critical Thinking:
Discipline

Content unrelated to assignment

Some content relevant to assignment

Content concise & relevant to assignment

Diversity Awareness:
Bias

Shows no sensitivity to diversity issues
Does not address attitudes, reactions or biases

Addresses some sensitivity to diversity issues
Inconsistent or underdeveloped ability to describe reactions, attitudes, biases

Addresses sensitivity to diversity issues
Demonstrates acceptable ability to describe attitudes, reactions & biases

Diversity Awareness:
Self-Awareness

Simple ideas
Connections & insights not apparent

Ideas of limited complexity
Connections display little insight

Complex ideas
Insightful connections

Computer Literacy

Less than minimum required length
OR 1-7 days late

Specified length & by assigned date but does not follow instructions

Completed assignment follows all instructions & received by due date

 

Grading Rubric for
EDUC 1301, TECA 1303 & TECA 1311 Topic Papers,
EDUC 1325 & EDUC 1354 Summary Papers,
EDUC 2301 CD Activity Papers
& TECA 1318 Case Studies
(maximum of 5 points)

Content Comp
Criteria

Core Comp
Criteria

Meets Standards

Maximum Points

Reading Skills:
Synthesis

Shows grasp of and attempts to make connections to assignment content

1

Writing Skills:
Content & Conventions

Focused, clear, specific & organized
Shows knowledge of topic, with no extraneous material
Spelling accurate
Grammar/usage is consistent & shows knowledge of conventions

1

Critical Thinking:
Open-Mindedness

Appropriately identifies position on issue
Draws support from experience & assigned sources
Addresses diverse perspectives where appropriate

1

 

Diversity Awareness:
Bias

Addresses sensitivity to diversity issues
Demonstrates acceptable ability to describe attitudes, reactions & biases

1

 

Computer Literacy

Completed assignment follows all instructions & received by due date

1

 

Grading Rubric for
EDUC 1325 & TECA 1354 blog entries
(maximum of 4 points)

Content Comp
Criteria

Core Comp
Criteria

Meets Standards

Maximum Points

Reading Skills:
Synthesis

Shows grasp of and attempts to make connections to assignment content

  1

Writing Skills:
Content & Conventions

Focused, clear, specific & organized
Shows knowledge of topic, with no extraneous material
Spelling accurate
Grammar/usage is consistent & shows knowledge of conventions

  1

Critical Thinking:
Open-Mindedness

Appropriately identifies position on issue
Draws support from experience & assigned sources
Addresses diverse perspectives where appropriate

  1

 

Computer Literacy

At least one link included.
All links, & references appropriate

  1

 

Grading Rubric for
EDUC 1301, EDUC 2301, TECA 1303, TECA 1311 & TECA 1318 Internship Reports
(maximum of 40 points)

Content & Core Comp. Criteria

Does Not Meet Standards
0 points

Barely Meets Standards
2 points

Meets Standards
4 points

Maximum Points

Reading Skills:
Comprehension

No reference to assigned reading
OR
Unable to comprehend assigned reading
Attempts to convey ideas from assigned reading inaccurate or confused

Able to identify some content of assigned reading
Shows little ability to evaluate, synthesize or interpret assigned reading

Identifies main ideas & supporting details of assigned reading
Makes judgments and/or expresses opinions that exhibit comprehension of assigned reading

4

Reading Skills:
Synthesis

No connections made to assignment content

Attempts connections to, but demonstrates little understanding of, assignment content

Shows grasp of and attempts to make connections to assignment content

4

Writing Skills:
Ideas & Content

Not organized, events make no sense
No knowledge of topic
Not specific to topic ... padded with extraneous material

Some organization but introduction and conclusion unclear
Limited knowledge of topic
Some extraneous material

Focused, clear, specific & organized
Keeps reader attention
Shows knowledge of topic
Specific to topic, with no extraneous material

4

Writing Skills:
Word Usage

Inadequate and/or inaccurate use of vocabulary
Needs descriptive words

Adequate use of vocabulary
Details lack "color"

Clear, visual & accurate
Correct choice of words
Words colorful, fresh & vivid, rather than overdone, vague or flowery

4

Writing Skills:
Conventions

Frequent spelling errors
Frequent grammar errors
Inadequate and/or inaccurate use of basic language structures

More than two spelling errors
More than two grammar errors
Emerging use of basic language structures

Spelling accurate
Grammar/usage is consistent & shows knowledge of conventions

4

Critical Thinking:
Open-Mindedness

 

Draws unwarranted or fallacious conclusions
Rarely explains reasoning
Shows no variety of thinking skills

Draws unwarranted conclusions
Seldom explains reasoning
Shows limited variety of thinking skills

Appropriately identifies position on issue
Draws support from experience & assigned sources
Addresses diverse perspectives where appropriate

4

Critical Thinking:
Discipline

Content unrelated to assignment

Some content relevant to assignment

Content concise & relevant to assignment

4

Diversity Awareness:
Bias

Shows no sensitivity to diversity issues
Does not address attitudes, reactions or biases

Addresses some sensitivity to diversity issues
Inconsistent or underdeveloped ability to describe reactions, attitudes, biases

Addresses sensitivity to diversity issues
Demonstrates acceptable ability to describe attitudes, reactions & biases

4

Diversity Awareness:
Self-Awareness

Simple ideas
Connections & insights not apparent

Ideas of limited complexity
Connections display little insight

Complex ideas
Insightful connections

4

Computer Literacy

Less than minimum required length
OR 1-7 days late

Specified length & by assigned date but does not follow instructions

Completed assignment follows all instructions & received by due date

4

 

Grading Rubric for
EDUC 1325 & TECA 1354
Observation Reports
(maximum of 30 points)

Content & Core Comp. Criteria

Does Not Meet Standards
0 points

Barely Meets Standards
2 points

Meets Standards
3 points

Maximum Points

Reading Skills:
Comprehension

Not organized according to directions

Some organization, events jump around, introduction and conclusion are unclear

Organized according to directions

3

Reading Skills:
Synthesis

simple ideas,
connections and insights not apparent

ideas of little complexity, connections with little insight

ideas complex, insightful connections

3

Writing Skills:
Ideas & Content

Large portions of report totally unrelated to observation

Portions of report relevant to observation

Majority of report relevant to observation

3

Writing Skills:
Word Usage

No connections made to course content

Attempts connections to, but demonstrates little understanding of, course content

Shows grasp of course content and attempts to make connections to observation

3

Writing Skills:
Conventions

Draws unwarranted or fallacious conclusions, rarely explains reasons, shows no variety of thinking skills

Draws shaky conclusions, seldom explains reasons, shows a limited variety of thinking skills

Draws warranted conclusions, explains inferences and opinions, explains assumptions and reasons, shows a variety of thinking skills

3

Critical Thinking:
Open-Mindedness

 

Addresses no sensitivity to diversity issues, does not address attitudes, reactions or biases of learner or societal groups

Addresses some sensitivity to diversity issues, but inconsistent or underdeveloped ability to describe reactions, attitudes, biases

Addresses sensitivity to diversity issues, demonstrates an acceptable ability to describe attitudes, reactions, and biases

3

Critical Thinking:
Discipline

Inadequate and/or inaccurate use of vocabulary, needs descriptive words

Somewhat inadequate and/or inaccurate use of vocabulary, vocabulary is constant, details lack "color"

Adequate and accurate use of vocabulary, vocabulary is varied

3

Diversity Awareness:
Bias

Very frequent spelling errors

More than two spelling errors

Only one or two spelling errors

3

Diversity Awareness:
Self-Awareness

Inadequate and/or inaccurate use of basic language structures, very frequent grammar errors

Emerging use of basic language structures, more than two grammar errors

Emerging control of basic language structures, only one or two grammar errors

3

Computer Literacy

Report only partially complete & 1-2 days late

Report complete but one to two days late.

Report complete by assigned due date

3

 

Grading Rubric for
EDUC 2301 & TECA 1311
Learning Theory Demonstration
(maximum of 10 points)

Content Comp
Criteria

Core Comp
Criteria

Meets Standards

Maximum Points

Speaking Skills:
Ideas & Content

Content follows logical sequence
Displays clear understanding of topic
Provides appropriate coverage of the topic

2

Speaking Skills:
Delivery

Uses clear enunciation & diction and relaxed cadence/tone
Uses appropriate body language
Presents a professional & composed appearance.

2

Critical Thinking:
Open-Mindedness

Appropriately identifies position on issue
Draws support from experience & assigned sources
Addresses diverse perspectives where appropriate

2

 

Diversity Awareness:
Bias

Addresses sensitivity to diversity issues
Demonstrates acceptable ability to describe attitudes, reactions & biases

2

 

Computer Literacy

Completed assignment follows all instructions & received by due date

2

 

 


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