Grading and Course Evaluation

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This course is not graded, although your participation is expected as part of your overall clerkship experience. The clerkship director remains responsible for the final grade received by you for the rotation that will appear on your transcript. You will be evaluated using the following measures listed below:

  • Group participation
  • Daily practice journal
  • Short reflection
  • Individualized wellness plan

 GROUP PARTICIPATION

Below expectations

Meets expectations

Above expectations

Unprepared for discussions (unable to summarize the content of the required readings and videos). Prepared for discussions (able to summarize the content of the required readings and videos). Performs own literature search prior to discussions and brings in new readings and resources to discuss.
Openly disrespectful of others’ opinions. Does not maintain others’ privacy. Respectful of others’ opinions and maintains their privacy. Sensitively explores others’ viewpoints while maintaining respect for their privacy and personal feelings.

 

DAILY PRACTICE JOURNAL

Below expectations Meets expectations Above expectations
Practices < 75% of days Practices at least 75% of days Practices daily
Does not record any thoughts or reflections following each session Records basic thoughts that occurred during each session. Reflects on any external factors that may have contributed to the success or difficulty of the session (e.g. lack of sleep, time of day, location of practice) Records detailed thoughts that occurred during each session, notes common themes and/or problems that have occurred across multiple sessions, discusses possible solutions to any problems

  

REFLECTION GRADING RUBRIC

Below expectations Meets expectations Above expectations
Does not respond to the assignment. Describes with some reflecting and superficial discussion of lessons learned Integrates prior experience, provides justification of lessons learned, suggests further action

INDIVIDUAL WELLNESS PLAN

Below expectations Meets expectations Above expectations
Does not complete assignment Completes all columns for at least 3 specific stressors Completes all columns for more than 3 specific stressors
No reasoning and non-actionable plans and countermeasures Basic reasoning and acceptable, but somewhat vague plans and countermeasures Thoughtful reasoning and specific action plans and countermeasures

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