ERIC Number: ED254520
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Teaching's Most Taxing Traditions: Reflections on Evaluation and Grading.
Marshall, John D.
Evaluation and grading are individual and unique components of the formal learning/teaching process. Both acts embrace moral as well as ethical concerns which demand thorough, reflective attention. As teachers, we must admit to the subjectivity of both and use that subjectivity in a positive striving toward fairness. Our concern should be with the progress of individuals whom we can affect in a personal way. The final assignment of a grade then becomes little more than a legitimizing symbol. (Author)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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