Ungrading Book Chapters Discussion √ §
Part of the FDC Advanced Topics Series!
Explore these ideas with your colleagues in a continuing discussion of Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead) by Susan Blum, 2020. Our second discussion focuses on:
- Riesbeck’s “Critique-Driven Learning and Assessment” (Chapter 8, pp 123-139),
- Schulz-Bergin’s “Grade Anarchy in the Philosophy Classroom” (Chapter 11, pp. 173-187), and
- Blum’s “Not Simple But Essential” (Conclusion, pp. 219-228).
- February 15: focus on arts, humanities, and social science classes
- February 16: focus on STEM classes
- Log into myUMBC
- Go to the AOK Library Website
- In the AOK OneSearch box, type the book title and press Search
- Locate the ebook, and click on the link to Online Access under the descriptive information
§ Counts toward the INNOVATE Certificate
Launched in September 2021!
Sessions in this series are designed to delve deeper into special topics that synthesize multiple research-based ideas for cultivating student learning. During these sessions, faculty and staff colleagues will support your efforts to energize your classroom with classic and cutting-edge pedagogical approaches that will help you to...
- Identify how to integrate complex learning science applications into your course design and delivery,
- Challenge your higher order thinking skills to investigate and assess new ways to foster student success, and
- Connect and collaborate with colleagues seeking to create exemplary learning exercises and environments across courses and learning opportunities.
- aspire to complicate and build on core pedagogical knowledge shared in other FDC programs, or
- wish to cultivate and apply learning research to innovative, engaging, and effective classroom practices.