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A return to marking hell?

About a year ago, I published this post about trying to avoid marking hell. I said I would try to design assignments so that: Students feel proud of what they’ve done when they submit the task I look forward to … Continue reading

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Can we avoid marking hell?

Inspiring blogger Plashing Vole has published a blogpost about marking which will certainly strike a chord with many of my colleagues. It got me thinking about what the possible solutions should be. We can’t go on like this! Or at … Continue reading

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Safety in numbers?

Maybe it’s just me, but there is something about quantitative data that I find vaguely comforting. There are numbers here! They must measure something useful! We can do things with them, like make a bar chart or, if there are … Continue reading

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