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Assessment Name

ED 522 Curriciulum and Assessment Position Paper

Description

The C &A Position Paper employs readings and class discussions as backg
prepare a 6-8-page paper discussing their understanding of and personal
regarding the nature and purpose of curriculum and assessment. Each cri
ranked on a 5-point scale, 4 being a high quality performance expected of
students and 5 being reserved for truly outstanding, exemplary work. The
Design assignment is worth 15% of the overall course grade, or 30 points
possible 200 points.

Rubric Detail

Levels of Achivement
0

Incomplete

Unacceptable

Developing

Solid

Not included

Does not demonstrate


understanding of
concepts in the standard
or outcome; serious
misconceptions are
evident in performance

Demonstrates a limited
understanding of the
concepts involved; some
misconceptions are
evident in performance

Demonstrates an
understanding of
concepts in the standard
or outcome that is
appropriate for
addressing issues; no
significant
misunderstandings are
evident in performance

Criteria

Clear Philosophy Statement


Reflects upon differing positions
posed in the text, Part 1 (Chapters 14 and assigned articles). Statement
should detail beliefs about how
curriculum and assessment can be
used to foster learning.

0 points

1.25 points

2.5 points

3.75 points

Curricular Position Includes


philosophy about curriculum and
how it should be designed to
organize learning opportunities.

0 points

1.25 points

2.5 points

3.75 points

Assessment Position includes


philosophy about assessment and
how it should be to monitor learner
progress, and to guide the teachers
and learners decision making.

0 points

1.25 points

2.5 points

3.75 points

0 points

2.5 points

5 points

7.5 points

0 points

1.25 points

2.5 points

3.75 points

Ideas, Content, and


Organization
The paper is organized with an
introduction, supporting details from
the text and classroom readings,
implications, and references. Text
and other resources are cited to
support thesis and included on
reference page. The overall theme
of the paper clearly leads to the
ideas outlined in the philosophy
statement.
Conventions conform to APA style,
uses standard grammar, and has
few punctuation, spelling, and other
mechanical errors.
Total Points

Comments

s discussions as background to
nding of and personal philosophy
d assessment. Each criterion is
rformance expected of graduate
, exemplary work. The Research
se grade, or 30 points out of a

Accomplished

Exceptional

Demonstrates an indepth and interconnected


understanding of the
concepts involved in the
standard or outcome;
performance is highly
effective

Demonstrates no
weakness; performance
includes elements that go
above and beyond
expectations for high
quality masters level
performance

5 points

6 points

5 points

6 points

5 points

6 points

10 points

12 points

5 points

6 points