Assessment Rubric

The rubric included in this outline will be the basis of assessment and evaluation in this course. The individual instructor will discuss this rubric with course candidates and make additions according to the needs of the candidates and the course content. Achievement at a minimum of Level 2 is required.



CRITERIA
LEVEL 1
LEVEL 2
LEVEL 3
LEVEL 4
Understanding of reasoning and concepts

§ Demonstrates limited understanding of information, ideas, concepts, and themes
§ No conceptual framework evident
§ Attempts to use supportive evidence
§ Demonstrates some understanding of information, ideas, concepts, and themes
§ Conceptual framework not clearly established
§ Relevant supportive evidence included
§ Demonstrates considerable understanding of information, ideas, concepts, and themes
§ Conceptual framework established
§ Relevant and specific supportive evidence included
§ Demonstrates thorough and insightful understanding of information, ideas, concepts, and themes
§ Conceptual framework clearly and creatively established
§ Creatively includes relevant, specific evidence
Application of knowledge, concepts and skills

§ Shows limited understanding of connections between course content, skills, and effective educational practice
§ Shows some understanding of connections between course content, skills, and effective educational practice
§ Shows a good understanding of connections between course content, skills, and effective educational practice
§ Shows masterful understanding of connections between course content, skills, and effective educational practice
Communication of knowledge of related concepts and problem-solving procedures

§ Communicates information and ideas with limited clarity
§ Communicates with a limited sense of audience and purpose
§ Communicates information and ideas with some clarity
§ Communicates with some sense of audience and purpose
§ Communicates information and ideas with considerable clarity
§ Communicates with a clear sense of audience and purpose
§ Communicates information and ideas with a high degree of clarity and with confidence
§ Communicates with a strong sense of audience and purpose
Organization

§ Evidence of limited planning
§ Limited evidence of professional presentation
§ Evidence of planning
§ Some evidence of professional presentation
§ Evidence of effective planning
§ Professionally presented
§ Evidence of complex planning
§ Professionally and creatively presented
Sample Grading

D
50-59%

C
60-69%

B
70-79%

A
80-100%


Rubric for Professional Reading (or e-Reading) Article or Website

Criteria
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Selection of a recent and relevant article
· Article/website is unrelated to technology, questionable and/or is outdated
· No opinion given on the article

§ Article/website is some what related to technology and recent
§ An unsupported opinion given
§ Article/website is related to technology, reputable source and is recent
· A well formulated opinion given with supporting detail
§ Article/website is related to technology, reputable source and is recent
§ This critique and review should be published; opinions well supported by other research and examples outside of the course material
Application of knowledge, concepts and skills
· Shows limited connections between article and course content, skills, and effective educational practice
· Shows some connections between article and course content, skills, and effective educational practice
· Shows good connections between article and course content, skills, and effective educational practice. Has provided information to implement the strategy or understand the study.
· Explains masterful understanding of connections between article and course content, skills, and effective educational practice. Has provided the information to replicate the study or implement the strategy.
Communication of knowledge of related concepts and strategies
· Communicates information and ideas with limited clarity
· Communicates with a limited sense of audience and purpose
· Communicates information and ideas with some clarity
· Communicates with some sense of audience and purpose
· Communicates information and ideas with considerable clarity
· Communicates with a clear sense of audience and purpose
· Relevant and specific supportive evidence included
· Communicates information and ideas with a high degree of clarity and with confidence
· Communicates with a strong sense of audience and purpose
Organization
· Evidence of limited planning
· Limited evidence of professional presentation
· I lost track of time altogether
· Evidence of planning
· Some evidence of professional presentation
· Was longer than the allotted time
· Evidence of effective planning
· Professionally presented
· Conceptual framework established
· Well timed and presented

· Evidence of complex planning
· Professionally and creatively presented
· Concise and clearly presented
Sample Grading
LEVEL 1
LEVEL 2
LEVEL 3

LEVEL 4


Rubric for ICT School-Home Communication Tool

Criteria
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Application of knowledge, concepts, and education practice of technology to support communication home

· Has demonstrated limited understanding of the use of technology in planning the communication tool


· Has demonstrated satisfactory understanding of the use of technology in planning the communication tool


· Has demonstrated good understanding of the use of technology in planning the communication tool
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· Has demonstrated complete understanding of aspects of the use of technology in planning the communication tool



Communication of information
· Communicated information and ideas with limited clarity
· Communicated with a limited sense of audience and purpose
· Inappropriate information or questionable content communicated
· Communicated information and ideas with some clarity
· Communicated with some sense of audience and purpose
· Presentation has satisfactory clarity
· Some inappropriate/questionable content
· Communicated information and ideas with considerable clarity, sense of audience and purpose
· Relevant and specific supportive evidence included
· Presentation is clear contains all relevant information

· Communicated information and ideas with a high degree of clarity and with confidence, and with a strong sense of audience and purpose
· Presentation is clear and contains all relevant information and exceeds expectations
Organization
· Evidence of limited planning
· Limited evidence of professional presentation
· Limited coherence and cohesion of presentation

· Evidence of planning
· Satisfactory evidence of professional presentation
· Satisfactory coherence and cohesion of presentation


· Evidence of effective planning
· Professionally presented with conceptual framework established
· Good coherence and cohesion of presentation
· Evidence of complex planning
· Professionally and creatively presented with conceptual framework established
· Excellent coherence and cohesion of presentation
Sample Grading
LEVEL 1
LEVEL 2
LEVEL 3
LEVEL 4


Rubric for Online/F2F Discussions and Reviews/Posts

In this blended course, a significant portion of the course will be in an online, collaborative environment. Below is a sample rubric which could be used to assess online discussion. Expectations of posts and sample posts will be modeled to candidates.


Criteria
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Quality of Postings
-Post appears “hasty” with little thought.
-Content seems repetitive.
-Beliefs are expressed without support.
-Posts do not relate to discussion.

-Relevant to readings and class discussions.
-Some incorrect usage of terminology.
-Explanation shows some understanding but is lacking in detail.
-Relevant to readings and class discussion.
-Appropriate use of terminology.
-Clear explanation that shows understanding of content/comment.
-Strong evidence of introspection and synthesis of ideas.
-Relevant to readings and class discussion.
-Appropriate use of terminology.
-Clear explanation that shows understanding of content/comment.

Attribution of References
- Few to no concrete examples from own experience
- Does not attempt to support post with references.
-Cites some concrete examples from own experience that support or refute point of view. OR Cites some relevant resources.
-Cites relevant resources.
-Cites concrete examples from own experience that support or refute point of view.
-Cites relevant resources with appropriate detail.
-Concrete examples from own experience to support or refute point of view
Evidence of Collaboration/ Facilitation
-Interaction and posting is minimal.

-Offers no insight into topic.
-Interacts with one or two specific participants with few posts
- Offers no insight into topic.
-Interacts with selected participants
- several posts
-Comments or questions provide step for some discussion.
-Interacts with a variety of participants.
- weekly posts
-Insightful comments or questions that further discussion.



Rubric – Culminating Activity – Lesson Plan Makeover – Integrating Technology

Criteria
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4

Understanding of Integration of ICT into a Lesson
· Demonstrates limited understanding of information, ideas, concepts, and themes of ICT theory and practice
· Attempts to use ICT in lesson and/or task

· Demonstrates some understanding of information, ideas, concepts, and themes of ICT theory and practice
· Uses 2 types of ICT in lesson and/or task
· Demonstrates considerable understanding of information, ideas, concepts, and themes of ICT theory and practice
· Uses 3 types of ICT in lesson and/or task
· Demonstrates thorough and insightful understanding of information, ideas, concepts, and themes of ICT theory and practice
· Uses 4 or more types of ICT in lesson and/or task

Application of knowledge, concepts and skills
· Shows limited understanding of connections between course content, skills, and effective educational practice

· Shows satisfactory understanding of connections between course content, skills, and effective educational practice

· Shows a good understanding of connections between course content, skills, and effective educational practice

· Shows masterful understanding of connections between course content, skills, and effective educational practice

Communication of knowledge
· Communicates information and ideas with limited clarity
· Communicates with a limited sense of audience and purpose

· Communicates information and ideas with some clarity
· Communicates with some sense of audience and purpose

· Communicates information and ideas with considerable clarity
· Communicates with a clear sense of audience and purpose

· Communicates information and ideas with a high degree of clarity and with confidence
· Communicates with a strong sense of audience and purpose


Organization
· Evidence of limited planning
· Limited evidence of professional presentation
· Evidence of planning
· Satisfactory evidence of professional presentation
· Evidence of effective planning
· Professionally presented
· Evidence of complex planning
· Professionally and creatively presented