Grace, What are you trying to assess? Student Participation? Or from their participation do you want to see how their level of thinking is growing? I would have something in there about the level of discussion or comments by the student, for example does it show synthesis, or application or just basic knowledge. Do the answers show insight to the discussion?
My 2 cents worth
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To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Creating a Participation Rubric
Greetings Fellow Art Educators!
I am working on a rubric to measure student particpation in group discussions
and critiques. I've come up with only 3 things to assess (see below) and I
would like to have 5. Can anyone contribute any suggestions for two more
criteria to put on the rubric? This is for a high school art class.
1. The student actively participates offering constructive input to the group
2. The student sits quietly and listens when others are speaking.
3. The student responds to questions asked by the teacher or the group.
I feel like the answer to this one is staring me in the face, but I can't see
the forest for the trees! Should I include something about response to
criticism? What am I not thinking of that a student would do that would be
evidence of learning in a group discussion setting? Any input would be