Specifications Grading: Restructure Assessments for Your College Course
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Specifications grading is an innovative way of grading student work through reimagined assessments. This standards based assessment prepares students for life after college by promoting responsibility and mimicking how performance is measured in the working world. How can you implement specs grading in your classroom and promote student success while saving you time? Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you will discover:
What college educators need to know about specifications grading
Key benefits and concerns that affect college educators
How to switch your course from traditional methods to specs grading
Tips for evaluating success and making adjustments as necessary
Real world examples of successful implementation in college courses
Specifications Grading: Essential Info for College Educators
Proven research on the benefits of specifications grading
Similarities and differences of specs grading to traditional systems
What are the key principles of specifications grading
Real life examples of successful introduction at the college level
Implementation Guidelines: How to Convert to Specs Grading
Step by step process for transiting from traditional assessments
Ways to set up specs grading for different types of courses
Keys for bundling specifications that are clear and coherent
How to determine an acceptable level of work for students
Evaluation Strategies: Keys for Measuring Success
How to overcome common struggles with specs learning
Keys for effectively measuring performance making adjustments
Strategies to communicate expectations & enhance student responsibility
Interactive Q&A - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Robert Talbert, Ph.D (@RobertTalbert) is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics Department at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. Robert was previously on the faculty at Bethel College (Indiana) and Franklin College.
Dr. Talbert holds an honors B.S. degree in Mathematics from Tennessee Technological University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt, he was a Master Teaching Fellow for the Center for Teaching and received the B.F. Bryant Prize for Excellence in Teaching as well as the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.
Robert's main scholarly interests lie in the scholarship of teaching and learning, especially at the intersection of mathematics, teaching, and technology. He is particularly interested in the inverted or "flipped" classroom model and how this model can solve pedagogical problems in the STEM disciplines related to concept acquisition and self-regulated learning behaviors. He is also interested in how the use of technologies such as classroom response systems and programming languages can be used to facilitate interactive engagement in university mathematics courses.
Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how you can use specifications grading to improve the efficiency of your assessment process and increase the chances of student success in college and the working world.