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Spring 2015 Faculty Book Discussion: Additional Group Opportunity!

Due to popular demand, we are offering a second Faculty Book Discussion opportunity!

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Linda B. Nilson2014Stylus Publishing.

In an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education on 12/2/2014, Robert Talbot writes about reading Linda Nilson’s book and the four things that he understood upon finishing:

“1. Traditional grading systems work against my goals as a teacher.

  1. Traditional grading systems perpetuate a “game-playing” approach to education.
  2. Traditional grading systems convey precious little information about student learning.
  3. Traditional grading systems screw over a significantly large group of students.”

http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/castingoutnines/2014/11/25/41-interview-linda-nilson/

Want to learn more? Join us from 11:00am – 12:15pm on the following Mondays: 2/2, 2/9, 2/23, and 3/2, in Reynolda Hall Conference Room 308. Participants are expected to attend all discussions. Email Catherine Ross to join the group and get your book: rossce@wfu.edu

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