As you probably know, Moodle includes Rubrics as an advanced grading method.They are said to be a way to increase the consistency of grading, and help the communication between teacher and student, but do they acutally do that?
There is a webinar coming up next week, which looks at some research about that. I just thought it might be of interest to people here.
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Presenter: Emeritus Professor Sue Bloxham (University of Cumbria, UK)
Date and time: 7-8am GMT, Wednesday 4th November 2015.
This session will explore the use of assessment criteria by experienced markers. Sue will draw on a recent study which identified five factors in the use of criteria that contribute to marking inconsistency. The implications for fairness, standards and guidance to students will be discussed. Discussion will also take place on alternatives and enhancements to assessment criteria as typically used in higher education.
Sessions are hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, Dean Learning and Teaching, RMIT University and Dr Mathew Hillier, Office of the Vice-Provost Learning and Teaching, Monash University, Australia.
Starting UTC 07:00am (5PM Eastern Australian standard) time for 1 hour.