Intermediate Rubrics

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“Make it and Take It:  Intermediate Rubrics Workshop”

Spring 2007

Sponsored by the CHFA SOA Committee

Facilitator:  Martie Reineke 

Goals of workshop:


To assist CHFA faculty in developing rubrics for program outcome assessment through “hands-on” activities using materials from CHFA programs. 


Participants will:



Supporting Resources (click on each item to access the file):


1)     “Five Stages to Making a Rubric – For Majors This step-by-step guide with examples will enable you to move through the rubric-making process.

  Examples:  Oral Presentation Rubric, Research Project Rubric; Art Portfolio Rubric.


Note:  If you are working on a rubric to assess a course assignment rather than the major, use the “Four Stages to Making a Rubric” handout. 


2)     Handouts for assistance with selecting the vocabulary of your goals and outcomes:


·        “Generating Potential Dimensions of a Rubric”

·        What do we mean when we ask that students “know the content?” (with verb chart)

·         “Key Characteristics of Student Assignments”


3)     Enhancing the reliability of rubrics:This guide will enable colleagues using a common rubric to establish shared assessment standards. 



4)     Handout on “How Do I Know When I Have A Good Rubric?”


5)  How to Weight Rubrics. This guide will enable you to assign points to rubrics, which faculty often want to do when they are using rubrics not only for assessment but also for grades.