Feb
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Date: Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Time: 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Add to CalendarThe UnMarking Studio: Balancing Student Needs with Faculty Realities02/27/2019 03:00 PM02/27/2019 04:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverHow much marking is optimal? How many assignments are best for student learning? Could we mark and grade less yet still be respectable? Or more surprising yet: Could less marking and fewer grades be causally related to more student learning? These are just a few of the inquiries you are invited to explore with your VIU colleagues in a “studio” format.An UnMarking Studio is a meeting of 5-6 faculty in a room where everyone commits to learning and sharing their insights about marking and grading. Sessions are 1.5 – 2 hours long. During the session participants will identify challenges related to marking and grading, pose questions to deepen collective understanding, and offer solutions for all to draw from.Audience | Teaching Faculty MembersDate | Wednesday, February 27, 3:00 - 4:30 pm includes snacks!Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 514Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions | liesel.knaack@viu.ca | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learningfalse

How much marking is optimal? How many assignments are best for student learning? Could we mark and grade less yet still be respectable? Or more surprising yet: Could less marking and fewer grades be causally related to more student learning? These are just a few of the inquiries you are invited to explore with your VIU colleagues in a “studio” format.

An UnMarking Studio is a meeting of 5-6 faculty in a room where everyone commits to learning and sharing their insights about marking and grading. Sessions are 1.5 – 2 hours long. During the session participants will identify challenges related to marking and grading, pose questions to deepen collective understanding, and offer solutions for all to draw from.

Audience | Teaching Faculty Members

Date | Wednesday, February 27, 3:00 - 4:30 pm includes snacks!

Location | Nanaimo Campus Library Building 305, Room 514

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions | liesel.knaack@viu.ca | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

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