Prepping for the Test!

by Lisa Sheldon
October 6, 2014

If you struggle with writing exams, know that you are not alone. Constructing well-written, clear and meaningful exams can give any faculty pause. We strive to link learning and course objectives to the assessment while providing an accurate measure of learning and knowledge–not an easy task. We often know what to test, but getting at […]

The end of another academic year!

by Lisa Sheldon
May 12, 2014

Here we are in the last week of classes and starting final exams. While it is easy to let off the accelerator a little bit, this is the time to put all our efforts into the final lap around the track. Role model the behaviors and attitudes that you want to see from your students–help […]

Creating a Rubric: The why and how…

by Lisa Sheldon
November 18, 2013
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Creating an effective rubric can seem daunting, but is well worth the effort and will save time grading. Grading rubrics are valuable tools for both instructors and students not only for grading purposes, but also as a tool to communicate expectations about skills and information mastery. Sharing student learning goals and how these will be […]

Rubrics and Assessment

by admin
June 20, 2013
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The Testing Center at GCC The Testing Center is a testing option for students who miss tests or need disability accommodations to use The Testing Center. Learn more about this resource and how to send exams to the center for students to complete. Testing Center FAQs 2013 proctored exam coversheet Sept_2013 Sample Rubrics and Insight […]