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					LMS Rubric
A Rubric to Evaluate various LMS Websites as part of online EDET 755 course
                                                     POOR                                           FAIR
                                                     1 pts                                          2 pts

Learning Objectives                 Learning Objectives are either missing or     Learning Objectives are stated, but
                                    are not stated clearly/ fail to describe      outcomes may not be clearly defined and
                                    outcomes that are measurable.                 measurable or are not written from a
                                                                                  student perspective that clearly outlines
                                                                                  how the objectives are linked to the
                                                                                  evaluation.




Assessment and Measurement          Course grading policy is missing or not       Course grading policy is stated, but lacks
                                    specific/ descriptive enough to allow a       clear criteria and varied measures of
                                    student to have a clear understanding of      evaluation that are consistent with the
                                    how they will be evaluated.                   course activities and content being
                                                                                  assessed.




Course Content                      The site lacks a purpose and theme, is not    The site has a clear purpose and theme, is
                                    current, the resources provided are not       current, the resources provided are
Quality and Access to Appropriate
                                    easy for the learner to use, and the site     moderately easy for the learner to use, and
Resources and Materials             lacks appropriate organization. The           the site is somewhat organized. The
                                    learning objectives are unclear and           learning objectives are clear but are not
                                    confusing to the learner.                     consistent throughout the site.




Learner Engagement                  Learning activities do not promote            The learning activities lack what is needed
                                    achievement of the stated learning            to promote the achievement of the stated
                                    objectives. Missing or unclear standards      learning objectives. The activities lack
                                    for instructor responsiveness and             instructor-student, content-student, and if
                                    availability. The requirements for student    appropriate to the course, student-student
                                    interaction are not clearly articulated.      interaction. Learning activities lack
                                                                                  standards set for instructor responsiveness
                                                                                  and availability.




Technology/ Course Features         Tools and media used does not support         Tools and media used sometimes supports
                                    learning objectives and the course design     learning objectives. The course design
                                    does not effectively use the tools that are   does a fair job of incorporating these tools.
                                    utilized. Tools do not provide the students   Technical tools provide the students with
                                    opportunities to actively learn material.     the opportunity to actively learn material.
Learner Support   The course does not provide tutorials or      Fair learner support is offered from the
                  information how to obtain technical support   instuctor or technical staff, but not in a
                  to aid the learner in reaching their          timely manner. Tutorials and other
                  edcuational goals. There is a lack of         resources are available to provide basic
                  learner support or learner support is         information, but they do not successfully
                  unreliable.                                   meet the needs of the learner to aid in
                                                                reaching their educational goals.



Accessibility     The course does not follow principles of      Course attempts to utilize Universal Design
                  Universal Design for Learning and fails to    for Learning principles, but falls short in
                  meet basic ADA compliance. The site and       one or more areas of multiple
                  content are not fully accessible as           representation of information, multiple
                  indicated by a website validation check.      opportunities for engagement and different
                                                                perspectives for evaluation. LMS site has
                                                                minor issues with ADA compliance as
                                                                verified with a website validation check.


                                                                                                                    TOT
                                                                                                             AVERAGE TOT
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                  SUPERIOR
                    3 pts                                         TOTAL POINTS
                                                    Latisha   Shelley   Sheena   Karen   Average
    Learning objectives are measurable and
    consistent with the course content, are
    stated clearly and written from the
    student's perspective with Instructions to
    students on how to meet the learning
    objectives are outlined clearly in
    measureable terms with reference to how
    they will be evaluated.


    Course grading policy is clearly defined
    including descriptive criteria provided for
    the evaluation of student work and
    participation. The types of assessments
    are sequenced, varied and approporiate to
    the content being taught and the link to the
    learning objectives.



    The site has a well-stated purpose and the
    theme is consistent throughout; all
    information is current and accurate; the
    resources are easy for the learner to use,
    and the site is neatly and appropriately
    organized for online learning. The learning
    objectives are clearly and consistently
    stated throughout the site.



    The learning activities promote the
    achievement of the stated learning
    objectives. The activities foster instructor-
    student, content-student, and if appropriate
    to the course, student-student interaction.
    Clear standards are set for instructor
    responsiveness and availability. The
    requirements for student interaction are
    clearly articulated.


    Tools and media used supports the
    learning objectives and the course design
    takes full advantage of these tools. The
    tools also provide the student with
    opportunites to become an active learner.
Superior learner support is offered in a
timely manner, within 24 hours, from the
instructor or technical staff. Information on
how to access learner support is well-
defined and easy to locate and utilize.
Tutorials and other resources are available
to provide insightful information that aids
the learner in reaching their educatonal
goals.
Course follows principles of Universal
Design for Learning and is fully accessible
and ADA compliant with no known issues
as verified with a web validation check.




                  TOTAL SCORE
AVERAGE TOTAL SCORE

				
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