POT Certificate Class Mid-year Self-Assessment Rubric

This rubric is designed to indicate expectations for those earning a Certificate with a goal of extensive and intensive learning about teaching online, and to provide a basis for self-assessment.

logo Very likely to achieve high learning objectives intended by Certificate program Moderately likely to achieve high learning objectives intended by Certificate program Not as likely to achieve high learning objectives intended by Certificate program
Quantity of posts Posts at least once a week, usually more often Posts every other week some of the time instead of weekly Posts inconsistently
Content of posts Posts thoughtful reflections, links, images, and other items Posts mostly superficial reflections with with occasional analysis, links or items Posts superficial reflections
Length of posts Several paragraphs or several minutes of video or audio About a paragraph or a minute of video or audio Brief
Completing and absorbing readings Completes the readings each week, taking notes or highlighting Doing most of the readings, skipping around, little notetaking or analysis Skimming readings or not doing them
Studying videos and other content in the prompts (sticky posts) Viewing them all while taking notes or reflecting on content, using them in own blog posts Viewing most videos while reflecting on content Skipping videos or not engaging with the content presented
Time spent per week on the class At least 4-5 hours About 3 hours Less than 3 hours
Commenting on colleagues' blogs Regular commenting on several blogs, returning later to continue conversation Occasionally commenting on a few blogs each week, returning occasionally to continue conversation Occasionally commenting or commenting then not returning to continue conversation
Extending participation in the online teaching community Active participation in the Facebook group, bookmarking in Diigo, talking to colleagues, participating in synchronous meetups when possible. Selecting one forum for participation (Facebook,Diigo, Twitter, live sessions) and extending community there. Occasional participation, often in a forum where one was already participating.