Assessments and Grading Rubrics

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Assessment Tool

Description

Three types of assessment are described: diagnostic, formative, and summative. A sample of each assessment is provided, including grading rubrics for one learning module and for a formative and summative assessments.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 2: Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning
    • Objective: 2.1 All student learning outcomes are specific, well–defined, and measurable.
    • Objective: 2.2 Grading policy is provided in a manner that clearly defines expectations for the course and respective assignments
    • Objective: 2.4 The assessment instruments (e.g., rubrics) are detailed and appropriate to the student work and respective outcomes being assessed. This includes assessing modes of online participation and contributions.

Material:


Additional Information

  • Material Type:  Assessment Tool
  • Author:   Arturo Fernandez-Gibert, Professor
  • Institution:  California State University, San Bernardino
  • Date Created:  2021-02-20
  • Course Format:   Hybrid / Blended
  • LMS:  Blackboard

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 2: Learning Objectives (Competencies)
  • Standard: 2.1 The course learning objectives, or course/program competencies, describe outcomes that are measurable.
  • Standard: 2.2 The module/unit–level learning objectives or competencies describe outcomes that are measurable and consistent with the course–level objectives or competencies.
  • QM General Standard 3: Assessment and Measurement
  • Standard: 3.1 The assessments measure the achievement of the stated learning objectives or competencies.
  • Standard: 3.2 The course grading policy is stated clearly at the beginning of the course.
  • Standard: 3.3 Specific and descriptive criteria are provided for the evaluation of learners’ work, and their connection to the course grading policy is clearly explained.
  • Standard: 3.3 Specific and descriptive criteria are provided for the evaluation of learners’ work, and their connection to the course grading policy is clearly explained.
  • Standard: 3.4 The assessments used are sequenced, varied, and suited to the level of the course.