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Electronic Rubrics to Assess Competences in ICT Subjects
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European Educational Research Journal Volume 13, Number 5, ISSN 1474-9041

Abstract

Helping students to acquire specific competences is nowadays one of the basic pillars of university teaching; therefore its evaluation and accreditation is of key importance. As of late, rubrics and in particular electronic rubrics (e-rubrics) have become an important resource to assess competences and guide students in their learning processes. In this contribution, the authors present a quasi-experimental study that was conducted to explore and evaluate the use of the e-rubrics in subjects related to information and communication technology (ICT). Data were collected on how students viewed their use of e-rubrics in self-evaluation and peer evaluation. They show that the experimental groups using e-rubrics were better evaluated by their professors than the control groups who did not engage in self-evaluation using e-rubrics. The students see e-rubrics as a positive resource because they feel e-rubrics allow for a truly objective evaluation. Additionally, e-rubrics are considered to be helpful in improving learning and self-regulation.

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Rivas, M.R., De La Serna, M.C. & Martinez-Figueira, E. (2014). Electronic Rubrics to Assess Competences in ICT Subjects. European Educational Research Journal, 13(5), 584-594. Retrieved November 21, 2019 from .

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