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Lithologic/Memoir Rubric for Field Activities

Eric J. Pyle
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Dept. of Geology & Environmental Science, James Madison University
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Summary

This is a scoring rubric that has been used over the last two years in the JMU field course. It specifically targets student performance in knowledge, skills, and dispositions as expressed in their written descriptions.

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This rubric has been used over the last two years with the JMU field course. It is part of a package of rubrics, including those for field notes and another on lithologic descriptions and memoirs.

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