Why is important to establish an evaluation rubric? The case of the curse Clinic of Exodontia and Surgery

Nowadays the evaluation process has gained importance, because teachers need an objective instrument that value the competencies achieved by students, during the learning-teaching process. The evaluation rubrics offer an objective way that standardized the indicators to be valued, against the pe...

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Main Author: Hernández Rivera, Patricia
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2012
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/452
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23058
Summary: Nowadays the evaluation process has gained importance, because teachers need an objective instrument that value the competencies achieved by students, during the learning-teaching process. The evaluation rubrics offer an objective way that standardized the indicators to be valued, against the performance shown by the student. Also the rubrics help teachers to guide and to feedback students, who can use it to self-evaluate and prepare the assignments according to the specifications in the rubric. The object of this work was to make an evaluation rubric for the course “Clinic of Exodontia and surgery”. This instrument was constructed taking into consideration the opinions of the 40% of the teachers of the course, gathered in a semi-structured interview. These rubrics standardized the evaluation process for the “Case presentation” and help teachers to feedback students and also improve the interaction between teacher-student.