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Using Grading Policies to Promote Learning

August 26 2015

I just finished putting together some materials on grading policies for a series of Magna 20-Minute Mentor programs, and I am left with several important take-aways on the powerful role of grading policies. I’m not talking here about the grades themselves, but instead the policies we choose as teachers. READ MORE

Flipped Classroom Survey Highlights Benefits and Challenges

August 24 2015

Perhaps no other word has been as popular in higher education during the past few years as the term “flipped.” As a result, there is no shortage of ideas and opinions about flipped learning environments. Some faculty consider it another way to talk about student-centered learning. Others view flipped... READ MORE

An Interesting Group Testing Option

August 21 2015

Is this situation at all like what you’re experiencing? Class sizes are steadily increasing, students need more opportunities to practice critical thinking skills, and you need to keep the amount of time devoted to grading under control. That was the situation facing a group of molecular biology and biochemistry... READ MORE

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HIGHER ED TEACHING STRATEGIES
FROM MAGNA PUBLICATIONS
Using Grading Policies to Promote Learning

August 26 2015

I just finished putting together some materials on grading policies for a series of Magna 20-Minute Mentor programs, and I am left with several important take-aways on the powerful role of grading policies. I’m not talking here about the grades themselves, but instead the policies we choose as teachers. READ MORE

Flipped Classroom Survey Highlights Benefits and Challenges

August 24 2015

Perhaps no other word has been as popular in higher education during the past few years as the term “flipped.” As a result, there is no shortage of ideas and opinions about flipped learning environments. Some faculty consider it another way to talk about student-centered learning. Others view flipped... READ MORE

An Interesting Group Testing Option

August 21 2015

Is this situation at all like what you’re experiencing? Class sizes are steadily increasing, students need more opportunities to practice critical thinking skills, and you need to keep the amount of time devoted to grading under control. That was the situation facing a group of molecular biology and biochemistry... READ MORE

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