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STEM-AISLE: DSSL Rubric

DSSL RUBRIC

DSSL ePortfolio RUBRIC

 

Criteria

Beginner

1 point

Developing

2 points

Accomplished

3 points

Exemplary

4 points

Reflections Related to each workshop/activity: Evidence that the student has learned something, and growth has occurred. (one page, 12 font Times New Roman, 1 in margins, double space)

Reflections are limited or not existent

Reflections are apparent, but remain on a surface level

Reflections are thoughtful and cover several levels and/or

perspectives

Reflections are deep, consistent, and demonstrate thoughtful consideration of multiple

views/perspectives

STEM Community Service:

Evidence that the student is engaged in tutoring/ learning process.

No evidence of community service participation

The student showed little participation

The student somehow showed participation

The student demonstrated full engagement and community participation

Descriptive Text & Multimedia Elements

Appropriate content and organization.

The ePortfolio reflects all the requirements of the Distinction program.

The graphic elements or multimedia do not contribute to understanding concepts, ideas and relationships. The inappropriate use of multimedia detracts from the content. Content not included into the Distinction requirements

Some of the graphic elements and multimedia do not contribute to understanding concepts, ideas and relationships.

Only some content is related to the Distinction requirements

Most of the graphic elements and multimedia contribute to understanding concepts, ideas and relationships, enhance the written material and create interest. Most of the content is related to DSSL requirements

All of the photographs, concept maps, spreadsheets, graphics, audio and/or video files effectively enhance understanding of concepts, ideas and relationships, create interest, and are appropriate for the chosen purpose. All content refers to the DSSL requirements

Navigation/accessibility

The ePortfolio offers flow and a friendly way to move through the site and within individual pages.

Navigation in the ePortfolio is confusing or awkward suggesting little consideration of user experience or limited technical skill.

Navigation is not always consistent or intuitive. There are repetitions in navigation that do not enhance the user’s experience or navigation choices that make the user’s experience more difficult.

Navigation is thoughtful and facilitates the user’s experience but is not consistently sophisticated or effective.

Navigation is thoughtful, supports the story being told, and is original/creative. Navigation within the ePortfolio is sophisticated and improves the user’s experience.

Grammar & Mechanics:

Content is grammatically correct and professional. Syntax and word     choice is correct and effective.

Sentence level errors, including grammar, spelling, & punctuation, are so egregious that they distract from the content. Syntax and/or word choice are confusing and/or

inappropriate.

There are many sentence level errors (grammar, spelling, & punctuation). Syntax is inconsistent and/or word choice is not very effective.

There are some sentence level errors (grammar, spelling, & punctuation). Syntax errors are minor and/or word choice is average.

Sentence level errors, including grammar, spelling, & punctuation, are very few to none. Syntax and word choice are exemplary.

Total of 20 points available/Grading Rubric:

A (93+) = 4.0 (18.6 and above)

B (83-86) = 3.0 (16.6-17.3)

C (73-76) = 2.0 (14.6-15.3)

D (63-66) = 1.0 (12.6-13.3)

A- (90-92) = 3.7 (18.0 -18.5)

B- (80-82) = 2.7 (16-16.5)

C- (70-72) = 1.7 (14-14.5)

D- (60-62) = .7 (12-12.5)

B+ (87-89) = 3.3 (17.4-17.9)

C+ (77-79) = 2.3 (15.4-15.9)

D+ (67-69) = 1.3 (13.4-13.9)

F (59-) = 0 (11.9 and below)