Assessment Criteria

PROJECT ID 13_7LDS
SUBJECT DISCIPLINE General
ACRONYM 13_7LDS

Centre for Engineering and Design Education

STATUS pilot
CONTACT 1 Glynis Perkin
CONTACT 2 Lynda Gibbins

Description

This project commenced with a review of the literature to determine the features that contribute to effective and ineffective assessment criteria. Following on from the research, documents were produced to guide staff on writing effective assessment criteria and grade descriptors for particular assessment types in order to ensure consistency in marking and demonstrate transparency to students.

A number of individual resources have been produced:

A ten-band ‘Level Descriptor’

A ‘Pathway for Developing Assessment Criteria’

‘Assessment Criteria with Grade Descriptor Guidelines’ for:

  • Essays
  • Posters
  • Project Reports
  • Oral Presentations

A ‘Marking and Feedback' Template

A checklist for writing assessment criteria

The individual documents have been combined and a booklet demonstrating good and bad practice relating to assessment criteria has been produced.

The title of this document is 'Towards Good Practice: writing assessment criteria and grade descriptors'.

Additional Resources

Item ID #61.

Last Updated: 26th November, 2014

Assessment Criteria