This resource provides tips for streamlining grading and making student assessment and feedback more efficient.
This resource provides considerations for converting assessments that require proctoring or time-intensive grading typically done by TAs to shorter, or more automated options.
This resource describes different kinds of rubrics and considerations for selecting the rubric that is best aligned with an instructor’s grading practice, assignments, and learning objectives.
This resource provides a checklist of considerations for providing student feedback verbally, in writing, or through video.
A collection of example rubrics for grading assignments or evaluating/giving feedback on student work.
This resource provides considerations for faculty when choosing assignments for a course and examples of assessments.
This resource provides tips and considerations for instructors to reduce grading workload, improve efficiency, and attend to their own wellbeing, particularly at the end of a semester, by revising course design, assignments, or teaching practices.
Kiran Dhillon, Annenberg School of Communication; Lori Mesrobian, Dornsife Latin American and Iberian Cultures; Kendra Walther, Viterbi Information Technology Program; and Mellissa Withers, KSOM Population and Public Health Sciences, participants in the 2022-2023 Faculty Learning Community on Alternative Assessments and Grading Practices, share their experiences with the implementation, lessons learned, challenges, and opportunities of ungrading and grading for equity.
Raffaella Ghittoni of Dornsife Biological Sciences discusses incorporating mini-lectures by students on selected topics at the August 2022 Faculty Showcase.
Tracy Bastain of Keck Population and Public Health Sciences discusses incorporating team debates, peer reviews, and other non-traditional approaches to assess mastery of course concepts at the August 2022 Faculty Showcase.