Rubrics

CREATE Week: CAEP Rubric Creation and Revision: A Basic Refresher on Measurement Concepts by Jacqueline Craven

Greetings, evaluators! I am Jacqueline Craven, the doctoral program coordinator responsible at Delta State University for aligning goals and outcomes with Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) standards. I write to those of you working with teacher education program personnel undertaking the same challenge. While professors and assessment professionals in universities across the …

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MVE TIG Week: Creating A Reliable Assessment in Veteran Affairs (VA) by Erika Steele

I’m Erika Steele, a Health Professions Education Evaluation Research Fellow at the Veteran Affairs (VA) National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS).  For the past few years I have been collaborating with Research Associates at the Center for Program Design and Evaluation at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (CDPE) to evaluate the …

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Jason Ravitz and David Fetterman On Using the Power of Rubrics and Technology for Empowerment Evaluation at Google and Beyond

Building Evaluation Capacity. David and I have teamed up to apply empowerment evaluation concepts and principles to build evaluation capacity at Google and beyond. We are using rubrics to focus learning, and student ratings to identify areas that are strong or merit attention. We are using a 3-step approach to empowerment evaluation and an evaluation …

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Evaluation 2013 Conference Week: Jane Davidson on Actionable Evaluation

Hello and kia ora, folks! I’m Jane Davidson, and I’m one of the pre-conference workshop facilitators at this year’s AEA conference in Washington DC. Right now I just wrapped up Day 1 of a 2-day workshop called Actionable Evaluation: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions. Wow, we have great group in there, and …

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Kim Sabo Flores on Using Rubrics to Support Positive Youth Development

My name is Kim Sabo Flores, and I am the associate director of Thrive Foundation For Youth. Over the past ten years, the Foundation has partnered with leading youth development researchers, including Peter Benson, Bill Damon, Carol Dweck, Richard Lerner, and David Yaegar, to create a body of knowledge and an evidenced-based tool-kit (Step-It-Up-2-Thrive) that …

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Jill Ostrow on Using Rubrics to Self-Assess

I am Dr. Jill Ostrow, an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum at the University of Missouri. I coordinate and teach a yearlong online capstone graduate course titled, Classroom Research. The first half of the course is devoted to learning about Classroom Research: developing the question, collecting data, and beginning …

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Elise Laorenza on Rubric Development

Hello fellow evaluation colleagues. My name is Elise Laorenza. I work for The Education Alliance at Brown University as a research and evaluation specialist. Working in evaluation settings for eight years, I’ve often used rubrics that others have developed to examine qualitative data (i.e., classroom observation, student work, teacher professional development). In responding to a …

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