Grading Rubric - AASB & LSB

AASB “Competence”

 

Pass answer

Merit answer

Distinction answer

DNA

Understanding of topic/material

Some understanding of the topic/material

Developing depth of understanding of the topic/material

Detailed understanding of the topic/material

No real understanding of the topic/material

 

Ability to apply knowledge

Able to make some connections between knowledge and teaching/performance

Makes sound connections between knowledge and teaching/performance

Makes sophisticated connections between knowledge and teaching/performance

Unable to apply knowledge to teaching/performance

Use of technical terms

Some familiarity with technical terms

Demonstrates understanding of technical terms

Is confident correctly using and expanding upon technical terms

Unfamiliar with technical terms/terms used incorrectly

Discussion skills

Answers logically

Answers logically and clearly

Answers logically, clearly and expansively

Answer lacks clarity and any development of ideas

Familiarity with source material

Shows some awareness of research/resources in area

Answer justifies position, with developing awareness of research/resources in area

Answer justifies position, and provides external source corroboration

Answer lacks awareness of research/resources in area

 

LSB “Mastery”

 

Pass answer

Merit answer

Distinction answer

DNA

Understanding of topic/material

Is confident discussing the material

Is confident discussing the material in depth

Is confident discussing material in depth, demonstrating expertise in an area.

Only very basic understanding of the topic/material

Ability to apply knowledge

Makes connections between knowledge and teaching/performance

Makes connections between knowledge and teaching/performance that reference own experience

Makes sophisticated connections between knowledge and teaching/performance that reference own experience

Cannot readily apply knowledge to teaching/performance

Use of technical terms

Demonstrates understanding of technical terms

Is confident correctly using technical terms

Is confident correctly using technical terms and demonstrates insight in relation to these

Unfamiliar with technical terms/terms used incorrectly

Discussion skills

Answer is logical and clear

Answer is logical, clear, expansive and maturely presented

Answer is logical, clear, expansive and polished

Answer lacks clarity and development of ideas

Familiarity with source material

Answer justifies position, with developing awareness of research/resources in area

Answer justifies position, and provides external source corroboration

Answer demonstrates expertise

Answer lacks awareness of research/resources in area