Category Archives: Marking

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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“Run away” (a post about Marking Criteria)

“On second thought, let’s not go to Camelot. It is a silly place.” (King Arthur, in Monty Python and the Holy Grail) Which is rather a silly way to introduce a post on Marking Criteria and Grade Descriptors, but the … Continue reading

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