Authentic Assessment Rubric Critique

The pressure on educators to be accountable for the learning outcomes of students is a key issue in current literature on authentic assessment. The following paper will critique the rubric for an authentic assessment developed by Hanlonen and colleagues (2003) for use with first year psychology students taking the subject, The History of Psychology.

A convenience sample of post-graduate and undergraduate students (n= 5) who are or have taken at least one semester of psychology, was recruited to collaborate with me on the critique and recommendation for