Rubrics are powerful assessment tools. Well written rubrics guide student learning and provide formative feedback for improvement. However, creating valid rubrics can be a challenge. This presentation will focus on how to create rubrics within the ExamSoft suite of software, and tips for making them as useful as possible. Topics include selecting appropriate criteria, creating differentiating descriptions, and assigning grading schemas. Emphasis will be placed on ensuring rubrics measure student learning as defined by the course objectives.
Presented by: Dr. Strang is the Assistant Dean for Curricular Assessment at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is responsible for the ongoing evaluation of the Pharm.D. curriculum and student learning outcomes, the development, refinement and implementation of the curricular assessment plan, the selection of evaluation tools, the evaluation of the curricular assessment plan, and the evaluation and analysis of curricular outcomes, aggregate student performance and qualitative and quantitative student satisfaction data. Her scholarly interests revolve around curricular assessment and faculty development as it relates to teaching, learning and assessment.