Assessment and Testing
"Ten Tips for More Efficient and Effective Grading" (online article) suggests the following:
- Make it "one and done": correct an error once, but highlight repeated instances of it.
- Bank comments.
- Frontload feedback.
- Focus on global comments vs local corrections for severely problematic assignments.
- KISS (Keep It Simple for Students).
- Consider your attitude and approach: privilege student learning.
- Make conscious use of comments for future value.
- Avoid surprises: use a rubric.
- Remember less is more.
- Include questions for "reflective, critical thinking."