Maximizing the Benefits of Rubrics in Program Assessment

Many programs utilize rubrics in their assessment processes. However, not all rubrics are equally clear or useful for every purpose. This session will explore the development and use of rubrics to efficiently engage faculty, aid in selecting the best type of rubric for a given purpose and best inform meaningful improvement. Topics to be explored include characteristics of rubrics, types of rubrics, scoring variations and faculty engagement. Examples of different types of rubrics will be reviewed and experiences engaging faculty will be shared.