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Grading Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity and Rigor
Increase student motivation, produce higher-quality student work, and encourage student responsibility and academic integrity, all while making assessment less stressful for students and simplifying the grading process for themselves.
Many instructors resort to assigning auto-graded multiple choice or true/false quizzes and exams, simply due to a lack of time to grade more rigorous assessments.
There are problems with these auto-graded tests, too-mainly, it’s easy to cheat, and students with test anxiety are at a disadvantage. Bottom line: these tests leave much to be desired. Cue Specifications Grading-a technique that uses a two-level grading rubric rather than the traditional point system. We will examine how this approach allows faculty to raise the standard for student work, while also promoting academic integrity and allowing diverse learners to succeed.
This Magna Online Seminar addresses the tension between meaningful assessments and faculty grading time. Through the grading methods discussed in this hour-long, interactive program, faculty will increase student motivation, produce higher-quality student work, and encourage student responsibility and academic integrity, all while making assessment less stressful for students and simplifying the grading process for themselves.
What are the learning goals?
Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:
- Implement Specifications Grading to get students to do the work of learning
- Increase rigor, apply UDL, and promote academic integrity
- Strategically align assessments with the appropriate level of cognition (Blooms Taxonomy)
Here’s what we’ll cover!
- Designing assessments, using a specifications grading system, that
- Foster higher order thinking
- Require deeper cognitive processing
- Result in better retention of our content
- Apply Universal Design for Learning principles
- Promote academic integrity
- Preventing grading burnout
- Leveraging technology to facilitate this approach
- Student perceptions of this assessment and grading methodology
Who should attend?
This seminar will benefit:
- Instructional designers
- Faculty developers
- Department chairs
- Program coordinators
Your seminar registration includes the following:
- Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
- On-demand access after
- Written transcript
- Supplemental materials
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There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available.
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With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.
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