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GPTK705 - The Art of Grading - Best Practices for Grading & Giving Effective Feedback to Students

When tasked with grading student work and providing effective feedback, we should strive for practices that are equitable, transparent and help build success in students. This workshop will look at best practices that can help achieve these 3 goals. Participants will learn about criterion-based grading and practice developing their own evaluation criteria and performance indicators. Participants will also develop their ability to respond to student work with feedback that is designed to further student learning.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:
- Identify key features of feedback that can help promote deeper learning
- Develop a criterion-based rubric to facilitate efficient & effective evaluation of students

Leaders Information

Carol Hawthorne is a Curriculum Developer in the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Concordia University and a teacher at the university’s Centre for Continuing Education. As an instructional designer, she practices constructive alignment and is especially interested in student engagement. As an educator, her focus is on active learning methodologies and developing meta-cognitive strategies to help students become better learners.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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