2019-20 ULG Assessment: Communication Skills

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Communication Skills PLOs

Comm Skills PLOs

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Do you need a rubric?

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What are the parts of a rubric?

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Part 1: Task Description

The task description is almost always originally framed by the instructor and involves a “performance” of some sort by the student. The task can take the form of a specific assignment, such as a paper, a poster, or a presentation. The task can also apply to overall behavior, such as participation, use of proper lab protocols, and behavioral expectations in the classroom.

Part 2: Scale

The scale describes how well or poorly any given task has been performed and occupies yet another side of the grid to complete the rubric’s evaluative goal. Should have at least three levels of achievement.

Part 3: Dimensions

The dimensions of a rubric lay out the parts of the task simply and completely. A rubric can also clarify for students how their task can be broken down into components and which of those components are most important. Is it the grammar? The analysis? The factual content? The research techniques? And how much weight is given to each of these aspects of the assignment?

This should be a breakdown of the skills/knowledge involved in the assignment.

Part 4: Description of the Dimensions

Dimensions alone are all-encompassing categories, so for each of the dimensions, a rubric should also contain at the very least a description of the highest level of performance in that dimension.

Constructing a rubric

FA-19 – Written Communication VALUE rubrics


SP-20 – Oral Communication VALUE rubrics


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