Best Practices in College Teaching: Designing Effective Rubrics

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Event Date/Time: Aug 26, 2010 End Date/Time: Aug 26, 2010
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Best Practices in College Teaching: Designing Effective Rubrics August 26 & October 13 online webinar Host: Innovative Educators http://www.innovativeeducators.org etention_p/61 8.htm Flexible date webinar: This webinar will be presented live on the two dates listed above. Log in on the date that is most convenient for your institution. If you prefer, log in on both dates at no extra charge! The recording is included and accessible for one full year. OVERVIEW Well written rubrics help students understand what they are expected to accomplish in an assignment or a course of study. Participants will learn how to develop rubrics to assist in making the evaluation and feedback process more effective, more objective, and more likely to result in deeper student learning. Participants will receive a Quick Guide to rubrics and a rubric template. OBJECTIVES *describe characteristics of a rubric *distinguish between analytic and holistic rubrics *design a rubric *articulate how rubrics can be useful WHO SHOULD ATTEND? New and veteran teachers at 2 and 4year, public and private institutions Graduate Teaching Assistants Department Chairs Instructional Deans Any College educator who is interested in teaching and learning WHO IS THE SPEAKER? Debra Runshe is an Instructional Design Consultant for the Center for Teaching and Learning at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. She works with faculty on instructional issues such as course design, online course development, learning objectives, classroom management, active learning, learning theory, and assessment methods. Her dedication to quality teaching has led to her involvement in many national endeavors. Debra was a member of the Carnegie Foundation’s CASTL Program: Scholarly Inquiry about Active Pedagogies. As a member of this cluster group she explored active learning pedagogies in universities across the nation and presented the findings nationally. She was also a member of the core team for the FIPSE grant: Promoting Strategic Teaching to Enhance Academic Competencies of Student in Transition Courses, which resulted in a professional development program for university instructors. She has presented the results of this grant in a number of venues. Enquiries: pam@ieinfo.org

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