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Save Time Grading with Gradescope

Learn how to save time grading with Gradescope, a free tool for Duke faculty,  instructors and graduate student teaching assistants, at workshops on August 16 or August 21. Gradescope makes it …

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How to Prepare Course Grades in Sakai

1. Check that all desired Gradebook items have been included in the course grades. There are times when a Gradebook item is not included in the course grades. For example, …

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Demo: Streamline Grading with Gradescope

Learn how to streamline grading with Gradescope, a free tool for Duke faculty and instructors, at demonstrations on  November 8 and December 10! Gradescope makes it easy for instructors to grade tests …

Rethinking Student Feedback

Depending on the subject matter and requirements for a course, students may not realize what they can’t do or don’t understand until it is too late — the final paper is handed in or the final exam is over. This post will help you rethink when and how students get feedback about their progress in the course to increase learning and mastery of the material. You may not be able to ditch the grade book in your next course, but the use of continuous feedback will help students understand why they received the grades they see there.