Tips From the Pros: Frequent Low-Stakes Grading
Scott Warnock, associate professor of English and director of the Writing Center and Writing across the Curriculum at Drexel University, recommends rethinking your grading scheme to include frequent, low-stakes (FLS) grading to provide feedback that enables online learners to gauge their performance on a regular basis. By keeping the grade value of each assignment or quiz low, there is less riding on each grade, which can help reduce students’ stress levels.
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