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Equitable Assessment Inquiry Continues with Ungrading in the Classroom Design Lab

  In “The Trouble with Rubrics,” Alfie Kohn writes, “Research shows three reliable effects when students are graded: They tend to think less deeply, avoid taking risks, and lose interest in the learning itself.”  Traditional grading methods can be barriers to students, particularly those who are historically underrepresented, in staying on the path and persisting […]

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Participants Find What They’re Looking For in 3CSN’s Summer ePortfolios Design Lab

Click on each slide above to get a closer look at the amazing ePortfolios some of our stellar design lab participants produced   Identified by the AAC&U as the 11th high impact practice influencing postsecondary success, campuses are eager to engage in ePortfolio work as we all strive to help students stay on the path […]

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