A Rubric Based Assessment of Student Performance Using Fuzzy Logic

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 236)

Abstract

Assessment of student performance is one of the important tasks in the teaching and learning process. It has great impact on the student approach to learning and their outcomes. Evaluation of student learning in different activities is the process of determining the level of performance of students in relation to individual activities. A rubric is a systematic scoring guideline to evaluate student performance (assignment, quiz, paper presentation, open and closed book test etc.) through the application of detailed description of performance standards. After giving the specific task the student should be explained about the criteria and evaluation points. This allows the students to be aware of the performance and they will try to improve the performance. In this paper the main focus is on student centered learning activities which are mainly based on multiple intelligences. This paper presents an integrated fuzzy set approach Lotfi et al. [2] to assess the outcomes of student-centered learning. It uses fuzzy set principles to represent the imprecise concepts for subjective judgment and applies a fuzzy set method to determine the assessment criteria and their corresponding weights.

Keywords

Student centered learning Fuzzy logic Active learning Passive learning Multiple intelligences 

Notes

Acknowledgments

I am heartily thankful to Dr. Mrs. Divya Nalla , Principal, Nalla Mallareddy Engineering College Whose encouragement and support resulted in the preparation of paper.I am thankful to our research Director Prof. Vara Prasasd, Dept HOD and ASSOC. Prof. P.V.S Siva Prasad and Mr. Mani Sarma Assoc. Prof for their encouragement guidance and support from the initial to the final level.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceNalla Malla Reddy Engineering CollegeHyderabadIndia

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