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  • MILEX Assessment Workshop 2014

    TU's Excellent Rubric Assessment Adventures: On The RAILs

    DATE: Friday, March 21, 2014, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    LOCATION: Loyola Graduate Center, 8890 McGaw Road, Columbia, MD
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 14, 2014
         Member - $25 | Non-member - $40 | Membership and workshop registration - $50 | Student - $10
         To pay by check, please print and complete the REGISTRATION FORM (PDF) - please make checks payable to:
         University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc.
         You may mail the form and payment to:
         Lisa Sweeney (MILEX Registrar)
         Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University
         8000 York Road
         Towson, Maryland 21250-0001
    DIRECTIONS & PARKING: Parking is free in the Graduate Center parking lot.  Directions
         Registration & Continental Breakfast: 9 - 9:30 a.m.

         Workshop: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

         This workshop, facilitated by two Towson U. librarians  who participated in the RAILS (Rubric Assessment
         of Information Literacy Skills) project, will introduce participants to sample student assignments and
         rubrics tested through RAILS experiences. Workshop facilitators will lead participants through the
         sequential rubric assessment processes in order to model a complete information literacy instruction
         assessment cycle. As the RAILS participants discovered from their experiences, the most important
         step in working with rubrics is norming.
         Attendees will rate sample student assignments as a large group, using sample information literacy
         rubrics. Next, small groups will continue norming rubrics and rating student work samples, working
         through the critical consensus building and rubric modification processes along the way. A discussion
         will follow, offering participants the opportunity to reflect on the process and think about ways to
         introduce rubric assessment on their campuses.