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Rubrics as Data – Part IV

Rubric data is ordered categorical data and, as such, can not be used to find averages or other numerical statistics.  See this post for details.  And yet, our (my) instincts are that measures of human behavior must lie on some … Continue reading

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Rubrics as Data – Part III

It has been a long time since I have addressed this topic.  I was going to add, “for good reason.”  Is utter discouragement and temporarily quitting a good reason?  Anyway here is the saga. I first worked my way steadily … Continue reading

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Rubrics as Data – Part II

I am continuing to study, “What happens when we amalgamate rubric data?”  Part I is here.  This part will consider how to treat rubric data as a sample from a larger population. The same assumptions as in Part I apply: “Questions … Continue reading

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Rubrics as Data – Part I

Rubrics, the detailed categorization of student work, have become a common teaching and grading tool.  Here is one designed to assess college-level writing.  The idea is to provide specificity and a sense of progress.  The student and the teacher have … Continue reading

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