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ERIC Number: EJ1056109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2065-1430
A Rubric to Self-Assess and Peer-Assess Mathematical Problem Solving Tasks of College Students
Egodawatte, Gunawardena
Acta Didactica Napocensia, v3 n1 p75-88 2010
Student involvement in their own assessment can add reflection and metacognition to the learning process. Based on this idea, an assessment instrument was developed to self-assess college students' mathematical problem solving tasks. The main objective of this exercise is to improve student learning. The assessment instrument contains three items: student opinion questionnaire, an analytic evaluation rubric, and a self assessment schedule. A peer assessment component was also included in the assessment process to gain more accuracy. The rubric will serve three main purposes. First, students can use the rubric as a learning tool. Second, it will serve as a teaching tool for teachers. Third, it can be used as an assessment tool. However, the whole purpose is to improve student learning rather than providing them with a letter grade.
Babes-Bolyai University. Kogainiceanu 1, Cluj-Napoca, 400084 Romania. e-mail: submit_adn@yahoo.com; Web site: http://adn.teaching.ro
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A