Effective grading: a tool for learning and assessment
Jossey-Bass Publishers, Feb 25, 1998 - Business & Economics - 250 pages
Effective Grading is written for the faculty member who believes the grading process is a valuable measure of student learning. This hands-on guide for evaluating student work offers an in-depth examination of the linkage between teaching and grading. It uses grades not as isolated artifacts, but as part of a process that, when integrated with course objectives, provides rich information about student learning. The authors reveal how the grading process can also be used for broader assessment objectives, such as curriculum and institutional assessment.
As practical as it is informative, Effective Grading contains a wealth of special materials, including AAHE's Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning, types of assignments and tests, and a plan for a faculty workshop on grading and assessment. In addition, the book provides background to the principles of the grading process as well as a wealth of illustrative examples, offering faculty both a sound basis in assessment theory and the practical tools they need to put it to work.
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Review: Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and AssessmentUser Review - Goodreads
Good practical guide with tips that can be implemented today. I would consider reading this again with colleagues ... it would be beneficial to read, implement, and share with one another.
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Very interesting. The way in which Walvoord approaches grading is great food for thought for those of us in education: how well do we think out our assessment process? are our expectations for our ... Read full review