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Kumaravadivelu, B. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
Proposes a broader concept of college faculty peer evaluation, in which perspectives of teacher, learner, and observer are considered. Argues that three basic principles (intention/interpretation, advisement/appraisement, acceptability/accessibility) must necessarily and minimally guide peer evaluation. Presents a four-part, multidimensional peer…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, College Faculty, College Instruction, Departments
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Akister, Jane; Kim, Christine – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1998
Describes the use of poster presentations as an alternative to written assignments for assessing student learning in a family and marital therapy in social work class at Anglia Polytechnic University (England). Reports positive responses by both students and instructors. Includes two poster examples. (DB)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Hammons, James O.; Barnsley, Janice R. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1992
This article provides information on designing a college course grading plan. It reviews the history of grades; describes and discusses common approaches to grading; examines the purposes of grades, problems with current practices, and situational factors to consider in selecting an approach; and proposes eight principles to observe in developing…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational History, Educational Quality