RSS

Grades: Something Teachers Give or Something Students Earn

26 Mar

Dear Colleagues:

Below are some online articles regarding grading in a college classroom. I would like to see your comments after reading these articles.

“Alternative Grading for the College Classroom” by Maryellen Weimer

http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/educational-assessment/alternative-grading-methods-for-the-college-classroom/

“Avoiding Grade Appeals” by Jason B. Jones

http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/avoiding-grade-appeals/33048

“Grading Classroom Participation Rhetorically” by Ryan Cordell

http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/grading-classroom-participation-rhetorically/27448

“Undergraduate Grades, 2007-8” from National Postsecondary Student Aid Study

http://chronicle.com/article/Undergraduate-Grades-2007-8/48025/

“Grade Inflation and Abdication” by John V. Lombardi

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2005/06/03/lombardi

“A Stab at Deflating Grades” by Doug Lederman

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/04/19/unc_approves_new_approach_to_try_to_rein_in_student_grade_inflation

“In Praise of Grade Inflation” by Joshua Kim

http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology_and_learning/in_praise_of_grade_inflation

“Why Grading is My Job” by Leonard Cassuto

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2010/05/18/cassuto

“How To Crowdsource Grading” by Cathy Davidson

http://hastac.org/blogs/cathy-davidson/how-crowdsource-grading

“Getting Out of Grading” by Scott Jaschik

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/08/03/grading

“A Better Way to Grade” by Steven J. Corbett

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2010/06/07/corbett

“One Measure of a Professor: Students’ Grades in Later Courses” by David Glenn

http://chronicle.com/article/One-Measure-of-a-Professor-/125867/

“Remaking the Grade, From A to D” by Douglas B. Reeves

http://chronicle.com/article/Remaking-the-Grade-From-A-to/48352/

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on March 26, 2012 in Article, Reading List, Teaching Tools

 

Tags: , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: