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Thinking about grading – Casting Out Nines – The Chronicle of Higher Education

08 Dec

After reading about specifications grading in this article and then interviewing Linda Nilson about her book on the subject, I read Linda’s book over the holiday break. It’s causing a chain reaction in my mind about how I view and assess student work that expands outward into how I think about teaching and learning on a fundamental level.

Source: chronicle.com

Too many of the problems with points accumulation assessment systems hit home with the assessment of grad courses that I teach. Time to rethink performance assessment? I’m looking at standards-based grading over the holiday break.

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