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ERIC Number: EJ828944
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 2
ISSN: ISSN-1541-1796
The Art of Rubrics: Painting by Numbers?
Connelly, Mary; Wolf, Kenneth
Teaching Artist Journal, v5 n4 p279-288 Oct 2007
As communication tool, the rubric encourages active learning and the artistic development of students by providing language for assessing process and product. This article is intended to be the authors' chronicle of their personal journeys rather than a systematic study of the role that scoring rubrics--essentially a matrix that describes the key features of a student's work at various performance levels--can play in a college-level course. This article aims to try out a new instructional and assessment strategy and then describes for visual arts colleagues the possibilities and pitfalls of such an approach. In addition to presenting the rubric that the authors use for their own classes, they have also included a description of the steps in creating an effective rubric, along with an example of a generic "rubric for assessing an oral performance." (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A