Canadian University of Bangladesh

Workshop on “Creating and Using Rubrics” held at Canadian University of Bangladesh

Professor Dr. Sharmin Khan, Department of Linguistics and Language Development, San Jose State University, California, USA, had conducted a workshop on “Creating and Using Rubrics” on 16.01.19 (Wednesday) in the auditorium of Canadian University of Bangladesh. This event was organized by the Department of English, Canadian University of Bangladesh along with BELTA. In the workshop, Dr. Sharmin had focused on rubric as a grading tool that demonstrates the specific criteria, and the scoring guidelines used to evaluate a piece of work, and this Rubrics could be used for a wide variety of assignments such as essays, projects, oral presentations etc. Effective rubrics could provide constructive feedback to students while reducing grading time for instructors. The hands-on interactive workshop had addressed the following: what are rubrics and their uses; how to construct appropriate rubrics based on students’ needs and assignment types; differences between general and task-specific rubrics; importance of rubrics for formative assessment. The participants had the opportunity to create rubrics that address their particular assignments and critique those of others. In the workshop, Supernumerary Professor Dr. Arifa Rahman, English discipline, Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka; Professor Dr. Rubina Khan, Department of English, University of Dhaka; Mr Shahriar Mohammad Kamal, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English, Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) and faculty members of English department of CUB and other universities were present.

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