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Adult Learning and Grading Criteria

With regard to adult learning and adult education, what are two examples of irrelevant grading criteria? What makes the criteria irrelevant? Please include a reference.

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Adult Learning and Adult Education:

Irrelevant grading criteria is a complex issue. Rubrics provide assistance in clear and specific requirements for grading. Rubrics are "always distinguished from other tools used for assessing student work by the provision of actual descriptions of the desirable qualities or standards of work for the set criteria" (Alexander & Praeger, 2009). However, adult learning is constantly developing and ...

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Challenges in grading adults and developing effective criteria