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Talking About Teaching: The Future of Grading and Assessment - Shared screen with speaker view
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Welcome to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s virtual forum, “The Future of Grading and Assessment”.Please use the Q&A box to ask questions or make comments. You can reply to questions and comments as well, so we’re hoping for an active discussion.Our hosts and panelists will answer as many questions as they can.All of your questions inform our coverage — articles, reports, and events.A reminder that the event is being recorded, and we’ll send all of you a link to the on-demand version in a few days.Any resources we share today will also be included in the email with the recording.If you have technical trouble, please email connect@chronicle.com.Closed captioning is available.**Our hosts today are:Beth McMurtrie and Beckie Supiano, Chronicle senior writers and authors of our free, weekly Teaching newsletter.You can sign up for it here: https://www.chronicle.com/newsletter/teaching
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Our panelists are:
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Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President, Academic Affairs, Valencia College. During her career Isis has taught a number of undergraduate courses, including English composition, and first-year experience courses. She has spent many years working with other faculty members to support their teaching, including designing and facilitating teaching workshops and institutes, on her campus and across the country.
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Viji Sathy, Associate Dean for Evaluation and Assessment, Office of Undergraduate Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Viji has received a number of teaching awards, including a students’ choice best professor award. She continues to teach undergraduate courses on topics such as statistics and research methodology. She has a book coming out this summer on inclusive teaching and has written one of our advice guides on the topic that you can find in the chat.
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Regan Gurung, Associate Vice Provost & Executive Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Oregon State University. Regan is a psychology professor who continues to teach, including a 400 student intro psych class and a graduate seminar on the science of teaching and learning. He has won several national teaching awards. He also runs a lab that does research on teaching and learning, and has published many books on the subject.
Regan Gurung, Oregon State U.
For the research on untimed exams. https://ctl.oregonstate.edu/sites/ctl.oregonstate.edu/files/2022-01/onwardsbetter_untimed-openbook2022.pdf
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Let’s be sure to post that link for Regan, lots of people asked for it
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For the research on untimed exams - From Regan: https://ctl.oregonstate.edu/sites/ctl.oregonstate.edu/files/2022-01/onwardsbetter_untimed-openbook2022.pdf
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Morer resources to further the discussion:
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Grading: Same as it Ever Was? There’s No Better Time than NOW, to Change - a blog post by Regan Gurunghttps://blogs.oregonstate.edu/osuteaching/2021/06/14/grading-same-as-it-ever-was-theres-no-better-time-than-now-to-change/Ungrading: an FAQhttps://www.jessestommel.com/ungrading-an-faq/Grades Can Hinder Learning. What Should Professors Use Instead?https://www.chronicle.com/article/grades-can-hinder-learning-what-should-professors-use-instead/What Really Goes Into Making the Gradehttps://www.chronicle.com/article/what-really-goes-into-making-the-gradeWhat Do Final Exams Mean During a Pandemic?https://www.chronicle.com/article/what-do-final-exams-mean-during-a-pandemic/
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Teaching: How Readers Are Giving Finals This Semester - from the December 9, 2021 Teaching Newsletterhttps://www.chronicle.com/newsletter/teaching/2021-12-09Grading for Growth: Research and ideas about reforming grading practices in higher education and beyond.https://gradingforgrowth.com/Grades Are at the Center of the Student Mental Health Crisishttps://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/just-visiting/grades-are-center-student-mental-health-crisisUngradinghttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/11/14/significant-learning-benefits-getting-rid-grades-essayAlternative Strategies for Assessment and Gradinghttps://learninginnovation.duke.edu/resources/art-and-science-of-teaching/design-and-grade-course-work/alternative-strategies-for-assessment-and-grading/
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A reminder, all of the resources we’ve shared will be included in the email with the recording!
Ian Wilhelm., The Chronicle
“Grading for Equity” by Joe Feldman https://us.corwin.com/en-us/nam/grading-for-equity/book258205
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“Grading for Equity” by Joe Feldman https://us.corwin.com/en-us/nam/grading-for-equity/book258205