Goals are clear, meaningful statements of purpose or aspirations for the program. Programs typically have several goals.
Outcomes (also called objectives) are more detailed statements than goals written in terms capable of being measured. They include knowledge, skills, habits of mind, modes of inquiry, dispositions, attitudes or values and there are typically several outcomes associated with each goal.
A Scoring Check List is a detailed list of the components of required in a paper, assignment project, performance etc.
A Scoring Rubric is a matrix that explicitly states the criteria and standards for student work.
Evaluation of students' learning should be
Unless grades are based on explicit, systematic and public criteria they are not adequate evidence of assessment of student learning.
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