Module 1 assessment criteria

How will I be assessed for assignment 1?

Marking rubric

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Grade descriptors  

7 (High Distinction)

Your blog goes beyond that of an assignment piece. It contributes to the professional conversation on inquiry learning and expert search strategies. If someone found your blog in a Google search they would be interested to read it and comment. You can proudly use this blog as an example of your professional digital footprint with stakeholders such as parents and the senior admin team at your school (or equivalent if you are in an adult learning context).  Your blog may have X-factor (originality, creativity, flair).

You have demonstrated the expert search techniques. You expertly compare and contrast search tools.

You have found a wide range of highly relevant information. Your analysis and synthesis of the information you have found demonstrates that you understand and can communicate the nuances of your topic. Your curation collection and synthesis are high quality professional resources that you would be proud to share with colleagues.

The reflective tasks demonstrate a high level of analysis and insight.

It is clear that your blog uses the affordances of a web-based format to excellent effect.

Your blog is at the Analysing, Evaluating and Creating levels of Bloom’s revised taxonomy

6 (Distinction)

Your blog goes beyond that of an assignment piece. It contributes to the professional conversation on inquiry learning and expert search strategies. You can proudly use this blog as an example of your professional digital footprint with stakeholders such as parents and the senior admin team at your school (or equivalent if you are in an adult learning context).

You have demonstrated the expert search techniques. You competently compare and contrast search tools.

You have found a wide range of relevant information. Your analysis and synthesis of the information you have found demonstrates that you have a high level of understanding of your topic. Your curation collection and response are high quality professional resources that you would be proud to share with colleagues.

The reflective tasks demonstrate analysis and insight.

It is clear that your blog uses the affordances of a web-based format to great effect.

Your blog is at the Analysing, Evaluating and Creating levels of Bloom’s revised taxonomy

5 (Credit)

The blog reads like an assignment. You have found a range of relevant information. You have provided all of the necessary details in order to report on your search experience. You have demonstrated a sound understanding of your topic. You have engaged competently with the reflective tasks.

You have demonstrated competent search techniques. You compare and contrast search tools.

The reflective tasks are mainly descriptive.

You have used the basic affordances of a web format.

Your blog is at the Understanding, Applying and Analysing levels of Bloom’s revised taxonomy.

4 (Pass)

The blog reads like an assignment. You provide most of the necessary details in order to report on your search experience. You have engaged satisfactorily with the reflective tasks.

You have demonstrated search techniques. You compare and contrast search tools. You have found relevant information that you have analysed and synthesised.

The reflective tasks are descriptive.

Your writing might have occasional problems with expression, grammar and spelling. You have not used the web-based format to full advantage.

Your blog is at the Understanding and Applying level of Bloom’s revised taxonomy.

3 (Fail)

The blog reads like a draft of an assignment. You would not be proud to disseminate your blog to stakeholders such as parents and the senior leadership team.

You have details missing. One or more required blog posts are missing.

You have not demonstrated effective search strategies. You have not found relevant information. You have not analysed the information. You have not synthesised the information effectively. You have not engaged with the reflective tasks.

The reflective tasks are descriptive.

Your writing might have problems with expression, grammar and spelling. Referencing might be patchy. You have not used the web-based format to your advantage.

Your blog is at the Remembering level of Bloom’s revised taxonomy.

 

 

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