- To explore the nature and function of rubrics as part of the writing process.
- To discuss the different variables that intersect in rubrics and their relations: contents, objectives, activities, etc.
- To reflect upon the features of descriptors.
- To study the relation between rubrics and feedback.
- To share examples of rubrics that bridge the gap between external assessment criteria and self-assessment.
- Rubrics as instruments to (self-)assess writing activities.
- Rubrics as instruments to guide the writing process from the beginning till the end.
- Students’ participation in the design of rubrics to assess writing activities.
- The relation between the components of rubrics: contents, objectives, activities, etc.
- The relation between rubrics and feedback and between rubrics and external assessment criteria.
1) Discussion of frequent problems related to the use of rubrics when teaching to write literature-related answers required by international exams 2) Exploration of different types of rubrics: their nature, their functions their similarities and their differences 3) Guided group reflection on answers provided by the participants on the design and use of rubrics in the classroom to guide writing activities
Cambridge International Examinations. Learner Guide IGCSE® Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Russell, Carey. Cambridge IGCSE® and O Level Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Whitthome, Elizabeth. AS & A Level Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.