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Effective Grading and Efficient Feedback


In this workshop, participants will learn about the different uses and purposes of “grading” and providing feedback. We will introduce strategies for evaluating your grading criteria, incorporating multiple approaches to providing feedback, and encouraging students to engage with the feedback they receive. We will also address a few technological tools and techniques that may save you time in providing meaningful feedback to students.

Learning Goals:

After successfully completing this workshop you will be able to:

  • (Re)evaluate your grading philosophy with the different purposes of grading in mind
  • (Re)conceptualize the relationship between grades and feedback, as well as how and where to provide feedback
  • Apply multiple techniques and technologies to grade efficiently and effectively and provide feedback that improves student learning

Workshop Resources:

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Can apply toward these graduate student/postdoc certificates: