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Blackboard Drop-in Sessions to Feature Grade Center

Mar. 10, 2016—Blackboard support continues to offer email, phone, and one-on-one consultations, or Blackboard users can take advantage of our library of on-demand resources. Drop-in support hours continue to be offered Mondays from 1-3pm. If you missed our January sessions, we discussed grade column organization and inline grading. February spotlight topics are listed below, however you should feel free to bring your own questions and...

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Blackboard Drop-in Sessions to Feature Grade Center

Feb. 5, 2016—Blackboard support continues to offer email, phone, and one-on-one consultations, or Blackboard users can take advantage of our library of on-demand resources. Drop-in support hours continue to be offered Mondays from 1-3pm. If you missed our January sessions, we discussed grade column organization and inline grading. February spotlight topics are listed below, however you should...

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Last Week’s “T.W.L.” Conversation on Teaching Writing: “Grading Is Teaching”

Sep. 24, 2013—by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director Scott Juengel (English) talked about “Managing the Paper Load:  Grading Writing Efficiently and Effectively” with approximately 30 faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students on September 18. This lunchtime gathering was the second in the “Teaching. Writing. Learning.” series of conversations on teaching writing. Although he’s been at Vanderbilt...

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Ask Professor Pedagogy: Grading Efficiently

Apr. 19, 2013—Ask Professor Pedagogy is a twice monthly advice column written by Center for Teaching staff. One aspect of our mission is to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning, so we welcome questions and concerns that arise in the classroom; particularly those from Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff. If you have a question that you’d like...

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Ask Professor Pedagogy: Assessment Suggestions for Large Lecture Classes

Feb. 22, 2013—Ask Professor Pedagogy is a twice monthly advice column written by Center for Teaching staff. One aspect of our mission is to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning, so we welcome questions and concerns that arise in the classroom; particularly those from Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff. If you have a question that you’d like...

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Grading Efficiently: Finding the Time to Grade Fairly

Jan. 25, 2013—Teaching Affiliates John Martin (Graduate Student, Biomedical Engineering) and Killian Quigley (Graduate Student, English) discuss the upcoming gradSTEP session: Grading Efficiently: Finding the Time to Grade Fairly.   Held in January each year, GradSTEP provides several workshops and discussions on teaching, learning, and professional development issues across the disciplines.  Registration and more details about GradSTEP are...

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Ask Professor Pedagogy: A Mountain of Grading

Nov. 30, 2012—Ask Professor Pedagogy is a twice monthly advice column written by Center for Teaching staff. One aspect of our mission is to cultivate dialogue about teaching and learning, so we welcome questions and concerns that arise in the classroom; particularly those from Vanderbilt faculty, students, and staff. If you have a question that you’d like...

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Strategies for Grading Workshop: Additional Resources

Sep. 13, 2012—CFT Graduate Teaching Fellow, Beth Koontz, offers additional resources on grading and assessing student work. The CFT recently hosted a teaching workshop on Effective and Efficient Grading focusing on the purposes of grading and how to grade in ways that help students learn more deeply and save time for the instructor. This post provides some...

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Upcoming event: Strategies for Grading

Sep. 6, 2012—Join us for this upcoming Teaching Workshop! Strategies for Grading Date & Time: Thursday, September 13  4:10-5:30pm Grading can be a source of stress for TAs, especially at the beginning of your graduate career. This hands-on workshop will familiarize participants with a variety of grading strategies and address questions like ‘What kind of feedback should...

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Upcoming Event: Effective and Efficient Grading (New & Returning Faculty Only)

Aug. 14, 2012—Join us for this upcoming Teaching Workshop! Effective and Efficient Grading  (Faculty Only)  Date & Time: Tuesday, August 21 11:00am-1:00pm This workshop will focus on grading in ways that help students learn more deeply and save time for the instructor.  Participants will come away with strategies, resources, and tips for establishing grading criteria and rubrics for...

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