20 Minute Online Professional Development: What is the Best Way to Grade Participation?
The Monday Morning Mentor series will be available over the fall semester to bring you professional development in twenty minute snippets. The topic for the week of September 21st is What is the Best Way to Grade Participation? The presentation is available Monday at 10:00am and is accessible through Sunday of that week. For information on accessing the presentation and supplemental materials, please view the email version of iDevelop.
More information about this session (including description, topics, and learning goals) is available at http://www.magnapubs.com/online/mentor/what-is-the-best-way-to-grade-participation-3198-1.html.
The complete fall schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/2015/08/20-minute-mentor-online-faculty.html.
Other Professional Development Opportunities
- Part Time Faculty Professional Development Program. All NSCC adjunct faculty are welcome to attend the first session of the Part Time Faculty Professional Development Program on Saturday, September 26th from 9:00am to 12:00pm in Danvers, MS106B. The topics are a general introduction to North Shore Community College as well as information on the many library resources available to faculty and students.
- Is It Time to Rethink How We Grade Participation?
- Grading Classroom Participation
- Grading Class Participation
- A Participation Rubric
- Six Ways to Get Your Online Students Participating in the Course
- Encouraging Online Learner Participation
What does student participation look like in your class? How do you grade participation? Do students receive an overall participation grade at the end of the semester or do they receive individual grades for participation per class? Do you use a participation grading rubric? Send an email with your teaching strategies to email@example.com and we will share them in the next few issues of iDevelop.
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