Rubric on Integrative Experiential Learning engagements

Evaluation Criteria 4 3 2 1
Meaningful connections between academic concepts and the experience Meaningful synthesis of connections between concepts and application, which  allows for a deeper understanding of the area of study and for a construction of a broader perspective. Effective use of experiential education  to understand  concepts and theories in the area of study. Comparison between experiential activity and academic concepts that indicate understanding of similarities and differences and the points of view of others. Identification of links between experiential activity and ideas raised in academic readings and how these may agree and/or are related to individual’s interests.
Reflection and self-evaluation Ability to engage in reflective, creative and self-evaluative work that demonstrates learning growth and development by building to prior experiences and effectively applying skills across various and diverse contexts and situations.

Ability to engage on self-evaluation in regards to the learning progress and to identify and address  ethical concerns and challenges in diverse contexts.

Ability to articulate own strengths and weaknesses in performing tasks and to use self-awareness to address challenges in other contexts.

Ability to provide a description of own performances on tasks with a focus on general successes and failures.

Integrative communication of knowledge and skills Profound ability to communicate knowledge, skills and information in an integrative way that contributes to the enhancement of meaning (for the audience) and demonstrates how language, meaning-making processes, thought and expression are interdependent. Ability to communicate knowledge, skills and informative in various formats effective for a targeted audience and to make explicit connections between what is communicated (content) and methods of communications. Ability to present knowledge, skills, and information in formats that illustrate the connection between content and method in a basic way. Ability to present knowledge and information in an appropriate form.
Application

Application of knowledge, skills, theories and methodologies to new experiential context

Ability to make adaptations and apply knowledge, skills, theories and methodologies to new experience and to solve problematic situations with originality and novelty. Ability to make adaptations and apply knowledge, skills, theoretical concepts and methodologies to new experiences and to solve problems. Ability to use knowledge, skills, theoretical concepts and methodologies in order to contribute to the understanding of problematic situations. Ability to use knowledge, skills, theoretical concepts and methodology at the situation at hand.

Table adapted from AACU, Integrative Learning Value Rubric