How do you handle grade assessment in a large class? How do you address cheating?
Synopsis: Ron minimizes the pressure on students by avoiding high stakes exams and having multiple assessment points. He provides a blueprint of the exams throughout the course and convinces his students that it’s not worth it to cheat.
Keywords: Building Community, Education, Rubrics
Rubrics are a set of criteria and standards linked to learning objectives that is used to assess complex student work, such as papers, essays, or presentations, which cannot be evaluated with complete objectivity. For examples of General Education rubrics, see this rubrics library from CSU Fresno http://www.csufresno.edu/irap/assessment/rubric.shtml.