Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College, 2nd Edition
October 2009, Jossey-Bass
Chapter 1 Introduction.
PART ONE GRADING IN THE CLASSROOM.
Chapter 2 Clarifying Goals, Constructing Assignments.
Chapter 3 Fostering Healthy Student Motivation.
Chapter 4 Establishing Criteria and Standards for Grading.
Chapter 5 Linking Teaching, Learning, and Grading.
Chapter 6 Managing Time for Teaching, Learning, and Responding.
Chapter 7 Making Grading More Time-Efficient.
Chapter 8 Calculating Course Grades.
Chapter 9 Communicating with Students About Their Grades.
Chapter 10 Using the Grading Process to Improve Teaching.
PART TWO HOW GRADING SERVES BROADER ASSESSMENT PURPOSES.
Chapter 11 Assessment for Departments and General Education.
Chapter 12 Case Studies of Departmental and General Education Assessment.
Chapter 13 Assessment for Grant Proposals.
Appendix A: Examples of Rubrics.
Appendix B: Example of Departmental Assessment Report.
Virginia Johnson Anderson is professor of biology at Towson University. In her published works, numerous workshops, and consulting with the National Science Foundation Urban Science Initiatives, she addresses teaching, learning, and assessment in the sciences.