Workshop: Rubrics: Design and Implementation

Course ID - CTD0454-3      

Short Title: Rubrics

Audience:       Faculty
Length of Workshop:        3 hours 
Prerequisite     none

The purpose of this workshop is to give the participants an overview of the construction of rubrics practice using a variety of them to assess student learning. Further, an overview of the strength of rubrics over other assessment tools and the various pedagogical uses of rubrics are covered. Participants are required to create an assignment-specific rubric for a course in their discipline researching and evaluating the design and implementation of rubrics in the field.

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the two major types of scoring rubrics
  • Identify the many strengths of rubrics
  • Explain how Rubrics can be used for grading, as well as assessment
  • Name a variety of uses for rubrics in courses
  • Delineate the steps for creating a rubric
  • Practice using rubrics to score assessment tasks
  • Research and evaluate the use of rubrics in their respective disciplines
  • Design a rubric to assess a specific assignment for one of their courses



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0454-3
Course Title: Rubrics 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

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