Diversity & Democracy: Civic Learning for Shared Futures
Diversity & Democracy Volume 14, Number 2  

Diversity & Democracy
Volume 14,
Number 2
(2011)

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Featured Topic: Shared Futures
Global Learning and Scientific Literacy at the Crossroads
New Scientific Literacies for an Interdependent World
Public Health Learning Outcomes for All Undergraduates
The Prairie Project: Faculty Development for Global Sustainability Education
Beyond International Competition: Diverse Perspectives and Scientific Discovery
Perspectives
Henrietta Lacks: Living on across Multiple Disciplines
Campus Practice
Global Problems as a Framework for Integrated STEM Learning in the First Year
Sustainable Energy Studies at Eastern Connecticut State University
Research Report
Assessment Rubrics for Applied STEM Learning
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Assessment Rubrics for Applied STEM Learning

AAC&U's Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) project has created a series of rubrics that are broadly applicable to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning in global contexts. The fifteen rubrics, available for free download at www.aacu.org/value/rubrics, are useful for assessing student learning outcomes related to three organizing categories: intellectual and practical skills, personal and social responsibility, and integrative and applied learning. All are essential for students preparing to address today's global scientific challenges.

An excerpt of the rubric for quantitative literacy appears below. For more information, contact value@aacu.org or visit the website.

--Kathryn Peltier Campbell

Note: Due to space limitations, the excerpt below excludes the intermediate levels of learning (2 and 3). Readers are encouraged to download the entire rubric at www.aacu.org/value/rubrics.

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Questions, comments, and suggestions regarding Diversity & Democracy should be directed to Kathryn Peltier Campbell at campbell@aacu.org.
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