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Raising the Teaching Bar Session-SJ

Author: myUNB News

Posted on Mar 21, 2018

Category: News and Notices

The next Raising the Teaching Bar session will take place on Friday, March 23 at 4 p.m. at the Thistle St. Andrews Curling Club (49 Dufferin Ave). Dr. David Creelman will present, 'Improving Writing: Three Models of Peer-Assessment in Introductory and Upper Level Undergraduate Courses.'

Using a peer-assessment process in class can help students move toward the goal of becoming effective writers. Peer-assessment can help students become more self-aware of their strengths and weaknesses as writers, and revising assignments can help students change the way they express themselves in language. This workshop will review three models of peer-assessment that can be employed in any undergraduate class that has a writing/essay component. We will explore an easily employed peer-to-peer assessment model, a peer-to-peer-to-professor model, and a finally look at a scholarly report assessment model that echoes the processes used by academic journals. Lots of practical samples of rubrics, assignments, and outcomes will be shared.

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Contact: Ken Craft

Email Address: kcraft@unb.ca