Yes, rubrics can be your friend!
Many students have not composed in multimodal genres before, and are unsure of the expectations they will face come grading time. At the same time, if you are new to teaching multimodal assignments, you might be unsure of how to assess them fairly. Rubrics have a bad rap (they can be reductive and constrictive) but choosing to use one can make it easier for both you and your students: you’ll be able to more clearly articulate your goals, and your students will have a better sense of how to meet those goals. Continue reading ‘Assessing Multimodal Projects (Digital Pedagogy Fair–Leigh)’