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RUBRICS, EVALUATION CRITERIA--  SELECTED RESOURCES
Keeley Library   August 26, 2000
Rubrics: Criteria by which products and/or performances are judged.
Good
Better
Best

ESTABLISHING RUBRICS
1. Choose what aspect of learning to evaluate
2. Describe several levels of proficiency for each and rate them .

Example of a rubric for Punctuation

Punctuation Arbitrary punctuation.
 

(1-2 pts.)

Some meaningful punctuation.
 

(3-4 pts.)

Punctuation meaningful throughout.

(5-6 pts.)

Punctuation enhances conveyance of thoughts and images.

(7-8 pts.)

 Example of a rubric for Determining Information Need,  an aspect of Focusing.
Stated in Student Language (First Person)
Table example from Colorado Model  Information Literacy Standards/ Rubrics Page

Skill Beginning Partially Proficient Proficient Advanced
Determining Information Need I need someone to tell me the   topic and what information I need. 

(1-2 pts.)

I need someone to define the   topic. I can identify, with help,  some of the information I need. 

(3-4 pts.)

I determine a topic and identify  the information I need.
 

(5-6 pts.)

I determine a manageable topic and identify the kinds of  information I need to support the topic. 

(7-8 pts.) 

SELECTED SUBJECT HEADINGS
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Great Links from Colorado

Colorado Model  Information Literacy Standards/ Rubrics
See example listed above.
 Rubrics tables,  downloadable in PDF format,  include 
assessments for the following:
Kid Friendly Rubrics  (written in first person)Library and Assessment Center have copies
Student As.....
Knowledge Seeker, 
Quality Producer, 
Self- Directed Learner 
Group Contributor
Responsible User of Information

Great Links from Ontario for Most Subjects

The Staff Room  for Ontario's Teachers

More Links

Introduction to Scoring Rubrics Guidelines for developing a Rubric
Awesome Library How to create a rubric from scratch
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