Category: Assessment and Grading

Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017 Time: 1:30 – 1:45 p.m. at WPCampus in Buffalo, NY.   The McGraw Center is pleased to announce an upcoming talk by Senior Educational Technologist, Ben Johnston, on the collaborative work he did with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton in developing an online textbook for SPA 101, 102, […]

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May 26, 2017

The Mcgraw Center for Teaching and Learning is proud to announce a new service, the McGraw Commons. The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning. It includes several installations of web-based teaching tools, hosted on Princeton servers. Currently, the McGraw Commons offers: WordPress: which can be used to build either traditional […]

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April 1, 2016

Second Wednesday Technology Workshops: The McGraw Center is offering a new series that discusses teaching technologies on the second Wednesday of every month classes are in session. There are two more sessions in Spring term. What’s up this month? Speed Grading: Just in Time for Exams, Wednesday, March 9th, 4:30 -6:00, Frist 330 RSVP Imagine […]

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February 29, 2016

Need clickers for your class? Have you assigned clickers for your class? The McGraw Center can help you integrate student-owned clickers into Blackboard so that your quizzes are automatically graded and uploaded to the Blackboard gradebook. For anonymous, occasional polling, you can borrow clickers. (Sorry, clickers are for course use only.)

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February 2, 2016

There’s a new interest on campus in assessments that allow quick return of grades to students, accompanied by detailed analytics that can help define curricular goals. The ScantronScore uses the same bubble sheets you may have used on an assessment or survey sometime in your career; the newer machines now allow detailed reports on class […]

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October 14, 2015

Blackboard has several tools that allow you to assign students assessments, blog posts, discussion board items, or other forms of submitting assignments. You can also create rubrics in Blackboard to make team grading more effective, or to share your expectations with students in advance of their submitting an assignment. To learn more about these services, […]

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October 12, 2015

There are several polling tools available at Princeton. For live, in-class polling you might want to consider the use of clickers For asynchronous polling, you can use the Assessment tools in Blackboard, or the WordPress plugin, Pinion, which is available on the University’s enterprise WordPress installation For advanced asynchronous polling, you can use the survey […]

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October 12, 2015