Rubrics are invaluable tools which can ensure quality assessment and evaluation of student achievement. This article provides a brief overview of the use of rubrics in higher education; explores the use of rubrics as both instructional and assessment instruments; discusses benefits for instructors and students; and acknowledges some limitations of rubrics. Overall recommendations for using rubrics as and for learning are presented, along with tips for using the electronic rubrics tool in Blackboard Learn 9.1.
Welcome to the 2014-15 edition of the eJournal. This edition of the journal is a collage of carefully selected articles from the leading educators of the international who are innovating the teaching and learning space with their smart work and agile approach towards ePortfolio implementation.