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These materials are part of a collection of classroom-tested modules and courses developed by InTeGrate. The materials engage students in understanding the earth system as it intertwines with key societal issues. The materials are free and ready to be adapted by undergraduate educators across a range of courses including: general education or majors courses in Earth-focused disciplines such as geoscience or environmental science, social science, engineering, and other sciences, as well as courses for interdisciplinary programs.
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Assessment of Module Goals

This page lists assessments for the entire module, broken down by unit (100 points total). The assessments (both formative and summative) are designed to assess student learning throughout the module, and specifically aim to assess student understanding of the module goals. These goals are:

  1. For students to identify and apply credible geologic and social science data sets to identify local hazards and vulnerable groups and structures, and assess risk for themselves and their community.
  2. For students to collect and analyze relevant social data on individual and community knowledge, risk perception, and preparedness within their local social networks.
  3. For students to identify potential stakeholders and assess the importance of communication and interaction among these groups to make recommendations on how to define and develop prepared and resilient communities.

Unit 1 Assessments:

Class discussion of natural hazards, vulnerability and risk for the local community, and how these concepts affect community preparedness (0 points).

Unit 1 Rubric – 22 total points. Includes 2 points for the pre-module quiz and 20 points for the hazard map.

  • Unit 1 Rubric (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 19kB Oct19 14)
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Unit 2 Assessments:

Unit 2 Part A Rubric – 15 total points. Includes 2 points for survey completion and distribution, 8 points for group graph packet analysis (Part A Worksheet in Unit 2 Student Instructions), and 5 points for participation in class discussion.

Unit 2 Part B Rubric – 33 total points. Includes 3 points for each question for analysis of survey data (Part B Worksheet in Unit 2 Student Instructions).

Unit 3 Assessments:

Class discussion of what a stakeholder is and how it affects communication (0 points).

Unit 3 Rubric - 30 total points. Includes 3 points for pre-presentation tasks, 14 points for presentation content, 9 points for presentation delivery, and 4 points for post-module quiz and reflection questions.


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These materials are part of a collection of classroom-tested modules and courses developed by InTeGrate. The materials engage students in understanding the earth system as it intertwines with key societal issues. The collection is freely available and ready to be adapted by undergraduate educators across a range of courses including: general education or majors courses in Earth-focused disciplines such as geoscience or environmental science, social science, engineering, and other sciences, as well as courses for interdisciplinary programs.
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