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8/19 Workshop – Assessment of Student Learning: Grading Effectively and Efficiently

Posted by on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 in Events.

Time & Date: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 19th
Facilitator: Derek Bruff, CFT Assistant Director
Format: Teaching Workshop
Location: Center for Teaching (1114 19th Avenue South, 3rd floor)
Audience: New and Returning Faculty

Whether the assignment is a semester-long project or a one-paragraph essay, student work should be assessed appropriately. That means aligning your assignments with your learning goals, using grading schemes that motivate students, and making good use of your time when grading. This workshop will include a 30-minute introduction to assessing student learning, followed by time for participants to work in small groups on grading schemes and rubrics for upcoming courses. Participants will be encouraged to provide feedback on each other’s ideas, and CFT assistant director Derek Bruff will be available for additional consultation.

Click here to register.

Image: “Making the Grade” by Flickr user jakevol2 / Creative Commons licensed

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