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    Why Student Feedback Might Not Be Sticking—And How to Fix It

    Two professors prove that personalized feedback leads to better engagement, connection and persistence in higher ed

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    Why It’s Time to Get Specific About Grading

    Specifications grading is proven to increase transparency and autonomy among test takers. This professor shares how.

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    20 Formative Assessment Examples To Use In Your College Classroom

    Informal assessments are an easy way to stay connected with your students and understand their progress in your course

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    Online Teaching: 5 Unique Challenges and How to Solve Them

    Collaboration and communication are essential for ensuring students and educators stay engaged and connected online

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    How to Implement Diagnostic Assessment Examples In Your Discipline

    Use diagnostic assessment examples like skill-testing questions, reflection & critical analysis to help students effectively meet course…

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    The Ultimate Guide to Grading Student Work

    Strategies, best practices and practical examples to make your grading process more efficient, effective and meaningful

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    Equitable Assessments and Small Data: Takeaways from EDUCAUSE 2021

    Helping students derive value from their higher ed experience has never been more important. Here’s how to go about it.

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    The Ultimate Guide to Grading on A Curve

    Standardize student grades by grading on a curve. Here's what you need to know about curving grades, calculating curved grades and helpful…

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    5 Teaching Strategies For Any Hybrid Class

    Remote teaching continues to give faculty an opportunity to rethink student engagement and accommodation. Here are the top hybrid teaching…

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    The Ultimate Guide to Metacognition for Post-Secondary Courses

    Metacognition—or thinking about thinking—makes for more engaged and insightful learning in the college classroom

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    Bloom’s Taxonomy Question Stems For Use In Assessment [With 100+ Examples]

    This comprehensive list of pre-created Bloom’s taxonomy question stems ensure students are critically engaging with course material

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    3 Ways to Drive Reading Comprehension Using a Digital Textbook

    Generation Z aren’t the type to read for fun—here’s how to address that in your real-time and self-paced college classes

  13. What Engaging Assessments Look Like In Online Learning Environments

    Ensure success in online and blended environments by creating assessments that test students on more than just rote memorization

  14. No Grades, No Problem: Is Ungrading the Future of Higher Education?

    Some instructors are turning away from grading in favor of a more holistic approach to student assessments

  15. Choosing the Right Remote Assessment Method for Your Course

    Open book, remote proctored, asynchronous assignment—selecting the appropriate final assessment type will depend on the needs of your…

  16. 5 Options for Flexible and Empathetic Summative Assessments

    With a little creativity and understanding, end-of-semester assessments don't have to suffer

  17. How to Engage Your Students With Effective Assessments

    Well-designed assessments encourage students to prioritize intellectual growth, while equipping them with marketable skills

  18. Reading Before Lectures Helps Students Succeed

    Incorporating online prereading into your course results in improved final grades, Professor Steven Forsey of the University of Waterloo…

  19. How to Save 3 Hours of Grading Time

    Top Hat offers tools for easily employing both formative and summative assessments

  20. The Evolution of Testing: Student Assessment Through the Ages

    From oral exams in medieval Europe, to artificial intelligence in modern grading, we track the history of higher ed assessments