The Importance of Feedback

Feedback from the student to the instructor is just as important to your students’ academic success as your feedback to them. Informal feedback from students, collected via surveys or interpersonal communications, can provide an instructor with insight into student attitudes and their needs regarding learning. To learn more about the importance of real feedback and […]

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3 Online Tools for Formative Assessment

To truly understand how students are learning, and to guide their performance, consider incorporating an array of formative assessments in your course design.  Unlike summative assessments, such as quizzes and tests that gauge a student’s body of knowledge long after instruction has occurred, formative assessments are meant as informal “practice” activities or quick progress checks […]

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5 Best Practices for More Effective Online Grading

Because the Grade Center comes equipped with several tools for tracking performance, providing feedback, and communicating with students, it is an ideal tool for streamlining the assessment and online grading process. A well organized and implemented Grade Center can be a powerful tool for supporting student success in the course. To boost the effectiveness of […]

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