#digped Storify: Assessing Assessment

#digped Storify: Assessing Assessment

The most recent #digped conversation covered questions of the value of grading. The focus was in a higher-ed environment. At times, participants challenged the very definition of ‘assessment’ and explored questions about the future of grading, grades, and assessment practices. This was a conversation intended to wrap up the year in Hybrid Pedagogy, and incite a rather controversial discussion on a topic we think about a lot: assessment. We wanted to ask ‘why’ we grade. We wanted to talk about ‘how’ people grade, and what they do to intrinsically motivate their students.

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About the Author

Valerie Robin (@vrobin1000) is a Contributing Editor for Hybrid Pedagogy and PhD Candidate in Rhetoric and Composition at Georgia State University. Her work involves Visual and Digital Rhetoric with a lean toward critical pedagogies and material theories. Her personal web site can be found at valerievisual.wordpress.com.

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