Assessing Student Learning Assessing Student Learning One of the primary hurdles to implementing project-based learning is assessing. Inherent in project-based learning and in performance based assignments is what and how should is the learning assessed. One the best methods for assessing such learning is a rubric. When provided to students as of the initial assignment, the rubric assists the student with assignment completion, organizing tasks, monitoring progress, and evaluating quality of work. It is possible that a project may require more than one rubric: 1) to assess use of technology and media and 2) to assess how well the product indicates the learning.
Today, an internet search will provide access to a variety of online resources for creating rubrics and checklists. Listed below are grouped resources:
General Multimedia Assessment Tools
Rubistar - create your own customized rubrics.
Multimedia Mania Student Checklist - students can use this checklist before submitting their work.
Multimedia Rubric - a project rubric that could be applied to a variety of projects.
Creating a Rubric - Tutorial - complete with templates, this site walks you through the process of creating project rubrics.
Organized Assessment - links to rubrics from a variety of sources and for a variety of purposes.
Assessing Digital Media
Digital Media/Video Project Scoring Guide
ISTE Educator's Podcast Guide
What Makes a Good Podcast? (Kathy Schrock's Guide For Educators:
Publishing - Podcast Rubric (Blooms Digital Taxonomy)