A rubric is like a matrix that can clarify and visualize criteria e.g. learning outcomes in coursework and exam situations. Rubrics support feedback from academics to students. In WISEflow a rubric is created by the author, used by the assessors in the assessment period, and showed to the participants on the flow after end assessment.
This article gives three examples on how rubrics can be used
- Rubrics can be created in the author module and stored in the content bank. You can add tags for different purposes and share the rubrics across the licence.
- WISEflow supports the full process and the involved parties (Authors, managers, assessors, students, and reviewers)
- The marking scale can be defined each time and the points can directly be converted to a mark.
- The rubrics can be shared with the students before and after the examination.
- The assessor can stay in the assignment when completing the rubric for each student. The rubric opens in the right side of the assignment.
- The assessor can write and record comments to each criteria (optional).
1. Example: Standard rubric and points converted to marks
An author has created a rubric and a mark converter has been added. The assessor must complete the rubric which automatically will convert the points to a mark (using the mark converter). The assessor cannot give or adjust marks manually.
You can find the example here as a .json file. You can upload the file to your own rubrics content bank.
The manager must configure the flow in regard to enforce mark conversion:
The assessor opens the assessor tool to read the assignments. At the same time the assessor opens rubrics to write or record comments and choose if each criteria is passed or not passed:
Next step in the assessment is approving the rubric and the mark converter converts the points to a mark (passed/not passed):
The flow is configured to enforce the mark converter which is why the assessor cannot give a manual mark:
2. Example: Assessor adds rubric to flow
If the flow has not been setup with a predefined rubric, the assessor can choose to add a rubric on her/his own as a tool for marking the submission using his/her own point based system to calculate the final mark.
The below example shows a typical scenario where the assignment is divided into weighted questions. The assessor will mark each question individually and decide on the final marks once all submissions has been assessed. The final mark can then be given manually or by using the mark converter.
You can find the example here as a .json file. You can uploade the file to your own rubrics content bank.
Adding the rubric to the flow:
This is the rubric the assessors will use to assess each student:
3: Structured feedback format
The way rubrics is used in this example is as a structured feedback format. Thereby not letting the academic or teacher give points or score the individual student,
You can find the example here as a .json file. You can uploade the file to your own rubrics content bank
This is a preview of the rubric (created by the author):
The assessor opens the rubric in the assessor tool and give written feedback at the same time reading the handed in material:
After giving feedback to the student the assessors approves the rubric and decide on a mark: