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Editor: Amy Jarmon
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Contamination of Student Assessment

An interesting post on Inside Higher Ed by Jay Sterling Silver (St. Thomas Law) arguing that professors who factor class attendance, participation in/preparation for class, and extra credit in their grading are not being fair to students in this age of outcomes assessment. The link to the post is below. (Amy Jarmon) 

https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2018/08/09/why-faculty-shouldnt-factor-class-attendance-and-participation-final-grades-opinion?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=a8bec80f35-WNU_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-a8bec80f35-199669309&mc_cid=a8bec80f35&mc_eid=978859a4ca

 

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/2018/08/an-interesting-post-on-inside-higher-ed-by-jay-sterling-silver-st-thomas-law-arguing-that-professors-who-factor-class-atte.html

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