Rubrics

  • Columbian Exchange

    Columbian Exchange

    This is a simple rubric for grading information based writing on the Columbian Exchange. It can be adapted for other assignments that are information based.

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  • AACU VALUE Rubric - Creative Thinking

    AACU VALUE Rubric – Critical Thinking

    The Creative Thinking VALUE Rubric is intended to help faculty assess creative thinking in a broad range of transdisciplinary or interdisciplinary work samples or collections of work. The rubric is made up of a set of attributes that are common to creative thinking across disciplines.

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  • AACU VALUE Rubric – Teamwork

    AACU VALUE Rubric – Teamwork

    Students participate on many different teams, in many different settings. For example, a given student may work on separate teams to complete a lab assignment, give an oral presentation, or complete a community service project. Furthermore, the people the student works with are likely to be different in each of these different teams. This rubric is designed to function across all of these different settings.

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  • AACU VALUE Rubric- Quantitative Literacy

    AACU VALUE Rubric – Integrative Learning

    This rubric has been designed for the evaluation of work that addresses quantitative literacy (QL) in a substantive way. QL is not just computation, not just the citing of someone else’s data. QL is a habit of mind, a way of thinking about the world that relies on data and on the mathematical analysis of data to make connections and draw conclusions.

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  • AACU VALUE Rubric – Oral Communication

    AACU VALUE Rubric – Integrative Learning

    This rubric is specifically designed to evaluate oral presentations of a single speaker at a time and is best applied to live or video-recorded presentations.

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  • AACU VALUE Rubric – Written Communication

    AACU VALUE Rubric – Written Communication

    This writing rubric is designed for use in a wide variety of educational institutions. The most clear finding to emerge from decades of research on writing assessment is that the best writing assessments are locally determined and sensitive to local context and mission. Users of this rubric should, in the end, consider making adaptations and additions that clearly link the language of the rubric to individual campus contexts.

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  • AACU VALUE Rubric – Reading

    AACU VALUE Rubric – Reading

    Our intention in creating this rubric is to support and promote the teaching of undergraduates as readers to take on increasingly higher levels of concerns with texts and to read as one of “those who comprehend.”

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  • AACU VALUE Rubric – Problem Solving

    AACU VALUE Rubric – Integrative Learning

    This rubric distills the common elements of most problem-solving contexts and is designed to function across all disciplines. It is broad-based enough to allow for individual differences among learners, yet is concise and descriptive in its scope to determine how well students have maximized their respective abilities to practice thinking through problems in order to reach solutions.

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  • AACU VALUE Rubric – Foundations and Skills for Lifelong Learning

    AACU VALUE Rubric – Integrative Learning

    This rubric is designed to assess the skills and dispositions involved in lifelong learning, which are curiosity, transfer, independence, initiative, and reflection.

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