Assessment and Testing

Balanced Feedback

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"The Need for Balanced Feedback" (post) defines (online) feedback as "embod[ying] two concepts .. praise and critique ... [which includes] specific correction and feedback ... [and] "syntax/format versus topical content."

1. Praise and Critique

"Critical feedback needs an element of precision and specificity": 

Rubrics for Experiential Learning

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1. "Rubrics for Experiential Learning" (pdf) briefly outlines the types of rubrics, the benefits of rubrics, and basic parameters for a rubric. It also explains "[h]ow to build and modify a rubric" and includes the following sample rubrics:

  • Collaboration ina Service-Learning Project
  • Self-Reflection of Journal for Service-Learning Project
  • Study Abroad Rubric

2. Dimensions for Select Experiential Learning Activities

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