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Posts tagged ‘Grading Rubrics’

Syllabus Preparation and Lectures

Monday, January 13th, 2014

ProfHacker of the Chronicle of Higher Education regularly posts ideas, fixes, make-overs, and concrete suggestions for syllabus creation.   Teaching resolutions for the new semester provides some syllabus guidelines.  Previous posts on Teaching and Learning site also provide other syllabus ideas.  A new view of the potential value of multiple choice exams is also provided.  For those…


Grading, machine scoring and more

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Recently the news has described the challenges to machine scored essays.  One group suggests that machine scoring can not do what human professors and teachers can accomplish.  Others suggest that robo-readers can accurately score essays and writing. Other articles discuss the role of humans in grading differently, and more inclusively. Another sources discusses the pros/cons…


To grade or not to grade: Grading rubrics, outcomes and measurement of student work

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

To Grade or Not to Grade 2 The adjunct faculty presentation on 8/28/12 includes links to sample syllabi, why have grading rubrics and national resources.   Handouts included  Activity:  Think about what you want students to learn: Activity What students remember in 10 yrs:   Grading Rubric:  Class Notebook Self Assessment S12  Short Research Paper- Grading Paper Rubric  Online…


Assessment: National Resources

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Consultant Barbara Walvoord presented ideas for curriculum mapping at GCC.  [More to come] The American Association for Colleges and University [AACU] has developed many resources, under LEAP,  for promoting assessment at the institutional, departmental/program and individual course level.  LEAP [Liberal Education and America's Promise]  developed essential learning outcomes and hosts updates, sample grading rubrics, how…


Grading rubrics and assessment

Friday, October 7th, 2011

As midterm approaches, preparing for fair ways to assess students is always paramount.   See some tools to make grading at midterm more efficient.  You may want to consider grading rubrics and grading contracts for the future. See  Sample contract PSY 101 [open in a new window] As more students with autism enter college classrooms,  faculty may need more…


More Resources for Using Technology

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Using Moodle Moodle News provides updates and resources for using Moodle in course development .  You can subscribe to get updates. The National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides leadership in using information technology to redesign learning environments to produce better learning outcomes for students. The site has course…


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