Category Archives: grading

Graders, anonymous

In the last few weeks, I have been driven, from different sources, to think about potential biases in grading. From what can we do to prevent bias in our grading, to protect ourselves from bias accusations, these ideas have been … Continue reading

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Adventures in Naysaying

What do you do when a student asks if you would grade their homework even though a) they are not enrolled in your class and b) there is no way they can attend your class meetings because they are taking … Continue reading

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The final lap

Winter semester just ended here at Bates, and it has been a crazy couple of weeks (as perhaps evidenced by my absence from the blogosphere). Since there has been little else on my mind recently, I will just share some … Continue reading

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