Use standards-based grading

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Course Demonstration

Using Practices That Ensure the Accuracy of Grades

Expert Insights

Using Standards-Based Grading

Determining the Amount of Evidence Needed

Expert Grading Panel

Implementation Resources

Use standards-based grading

Standards-based grading aligns grading and assessment to clearly identified course standards, competencies, or objectives. Unlike traditional grading practices that are based on an accumulation of points or percentages, standards-based grading emphasizes the most recent and accurate demonstration of student performance relative to those standards (Buckmiller et al., 2017).

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