Efficient and Effective Grading

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Are you a new GTA or instructor? If so, grading will soon become a major part of your life, and learning a few tips and techniques for effective and efficient grading can help you become a more timely, consistent, and fair grader! In this short course you will learn about grading techniques, Wichita State’s Grading scale, writing and using rubrics, the Blackboard grade book, and how to enter grades in Banner. Although designed by and for Wichita State University new GTA’s and Instructors, it is suitable for and open to anyone wishing to improve their grading skills.

Please allow approximately 30 – 45 minutes to complete this course.

To begin this course, you will need to have an account and login. If you are not logged in or do not have an account, click “Login to Enroll” in the upper right of your screen. Next, click on one of the lessons below. At the bottom of each window, you will have the option to mark the lesson as complete (which will move you to the next lesson) or click on the “next lesson” button. A course navigation menu will remain on the left side of your screen for direct access to any page, including the quiz. Once you have reviewed all the content in this course, please attempt the Efficient and Effective Grading Competency Quiz.