Rethinking Rubric Design

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In this session, Gregory Ramirez of Madera Community College will address the pros and cons of rubrics as part of assessment. Additionally, he will review his past rubrics so as to encourage strategies for designing rubrics for writing assignments. Attendees—especially those teaching freshman composition courses—will be encouraged to reflect on how they create rubrics and will have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A session at the end of the presentation.

Gregory Ramirez was born, raised, and currently resides in Fresno, California with his wife, Stephanie, and their two children. He has taught full-time at Madera Community College since 2008. Mr. Ramirez has also presented (or co-presented) at conferences in Portland, Oregon; Atlanta, Georgia; Irvine, California; San Diego, California; and Sacramento, California. He is currently pursuing the Doctor of Arts Program in English Pedagogy at Murray State University in Kentucky.