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Feedback and Grading

  • Direct vs. Indirect Assessment

    Direct vs. Indirect Assessment

    It is important to understand the distinction between direct and indirect evidence of student learning. 
  • Low-Stakes Assignments

    Low-Stakes Assignments

    The purpose of low-stakes assignments is to provide students with an indication of their performance and an opportunity to improve prior to receiving a final grade.
  • High-Stakes Assignments

    High-Stakes Assignments

    High-stakes assessment of student learning often involves the evaluation of a student's final "product," whether it is a term paper, final exam, or other type of project.
  • Rubrics


    A rubric is simply a scoring tool that identifies the various criteria relevant to an assignment or learning outcome, and then explicitly states the possible levels of achievement along a continuum
  • Responding to Plagiarism

    Responding to Plagiarism

    Approaching plagiarism as an opportunity for teaching and learning, rather than exclusively focusing on detection and punishment, has significant benefits for both students and educators.
  • Assessing Reflection

    Assessing Reflection

    Assessing reflection can be challenging, but there some assessment frameworks that can help.
  • Submitting Grades

    Submitting Grades

    Official course grades must be submitted in Campus Connect.
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