Elements Of Grading: A Guide To Effective Practice by Douglas B. ReevesElements Of Grading: A Guide To Effective Practice by Douglas B. Reeves

Elements Of Grading: A Guide To Effective Practice

byDouglas B. Reeves

Paperback | October 15, 2010

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Research shows that the quality of feedback is one of the most important factors in improving student learning. Elements of Grading addresses problems with the primary source of feedback: grades.

Learn several strategies for reforming grading policy, while examining the common arguments against reform. With this practical guide, you can improve grading to meet four essential criteria-accuracy, fairness, specificity, timeliness-and also make the grading process quicker and more efficient. The book does not offer an ultimate answer or perfect system but shows how to begin a constructive, evidence-based conversation about improving grading systems. Dr. Reeves analyzes the main features of the grading systems many schools use today (such as the 100-point system and the policy of giving points for missed work) and evaluates each of them by his four criteria. He challenges and inspires readers in this comprehensive reevaluation of what grades are, why we use them, and whom they benefit.

Title:Elements Of Grading: A Guide To Effective PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:10 × 7 × 0.38 inPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:Solution TreeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1935542125

ISBN - 13:9781935542124

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