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The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning is dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and assessing teaching effectiveness and student learning. We assist faculty, academic units, and teaching assistants in improving instruction. In addition to the events listed below, we are always available for individual consultations or special activities within a department or college. Most of the workshops count toward CITL certificate program continuing education credit. Please check back often to see what events have been added. Want reminders of what teaching sessions are coming up soon? Join our CITL listserv by sending an e-mail message (must be from your University of Illinois address) to listserv@illinois.edu, and in the body of the message write only the following:  subscribe CITL

Spr 2021 Faculty Series on Teaching & Learning, wksp #4: What and How Am I Grading? Is it Fair? Helpful? (Part B)

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL)
Location
Online via Zoom - register to receive the Zoom link
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Mar 10, 2021   11:30 am - 1:00 pm  
Speaker
Cheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
Cost
No cost for joining the faculty learning community.
Registration
Registration is required. Please click here to register
Contact
Cheelan Bo-Linn
E-Mail
cbolinn@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-3859
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Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Faculty Seminar Series on Teaching & Learning

Theme: Creating Success When Teaching & Learning Remotely

Come join a dynamic learning community by participating in this specially designed online seminar series for all faculty (across all disciplines and rank). We’ll share strategies and best practices from research-based pedagogy. Great conversations and handouts provided.

 

 

Session 3: What and How Am I Grading? Is it Fair? Helpful? (Part B)

 

  • “Is your grading consistent?”
  • “What kind of feedback is helpful?”
  • “If you have TAs, how is their grading?” 

 

The task of assessing and grading student learning is one of the most complex and stressful responsibilities of the faculty member and, at the same time, one of the most important.  In this two-part session, we will address both constructing a valid assessment (Part A) and grading fairly (this session). It is critical that the grading process is fair, reliable, valid, and relevant so that the resulting grade is an accurate representation of a student’s achievement. When done properly, the grade and accompanying feedback are additional teaching opportunities where students can improve their learning.

 

In this highly interactive session, we will learn a grading process so that our grading is fair, consistent, and manageable and ways to provide effective feedback to our students.

 

*This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certificates.

 

Please mark these dates on your calendar

 

Wed, Feb. 17, 2021        Session 1: “I wish I had known that earlier”: Using Informal (IEF) and Formal (ICES) Online Feedback to Improve Teaching and Learning

Wed, Feb. 24, 2021        Session 2: Engaging Students through Active Learning in Online Synchronous Sessions

Wed, March 3, 2021      Session 3: Creating Effective Assessments of Student Learning: Tests, Quizzes, and Rubrics (Part A)

Wed, March 10, 2021    Session 4: What and How Am I Grading? Is it Fair? Helpful? (Part B)

Th-Fri, March 11-12      Annual Faculty Retreat:  Creating Wicked Students…. Now and Beyond

Wed, March 17, 2021    Session 5: Harnessing the Profound Connection Between Emotion and Learning to Enhance the Success of All Students

Wed, March 24, 2021    Session 6: Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement for Promotion and Tenure

 

 

 

 

For more teaching information, visit our main CITL web site.  To join our CITL listserv, send an e-mail message (must be from your University of Illinois address) to listserv@illinois.edu, and in the body of the message write only the following: subscribe CITL

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