Revising Assessment

I developed a syllabus for new 1st semester communications course. It includes 40% for non-traditional (self-grading/contract grading) assessment of student writing and learning. I’ve had some skeptical looks when I’ve told colleagues this… “Students can’t grade themselves.” “They’re not ready for that in first semester.” “Everyone will get an A – it’s too easy.” IContinue reading “Revising Assessment”