A selection of literature resources discussing the impacts of grading rubrics on student learning.
A selection of literature resources discussing the impacts of grading based on student mastery on student learning.
The following set of videos provide an overview of the theories, models, techniques, and strategies promoted by the USC Center for Excellence in Teaching.
Developing student skill levels through scaffolding, a growth mindset, a positive class environment, aligned assessments, effective assignment descriptions, and transparent grading.
Strategies for planning class discussions, including a positive class atmosphere, discussion norms, grading discussions, and acceptable sources of information.
A guide to review an instructor’s assessment and grading in their course.
A collection of tips for instructors who are developing rubrics for grading their assignments.
Sample grading rubric an instructor can use to assess students’ work on short essay questions.
The 3 design categories, or levels, over which instructors have control to minimize cheating on exams and other assessments, with example for each category.
A collection of tips for promoting effective groupwork, a sample form for having students in a group evaluate the level of participation form group members, and recommendations for further resources.