Talking About Teaching — Ungrading and Labour-Based Grading

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Dr. Devon Smither (Art History/Museum Studies) and Dr. Jason Laurendeau (Sociology

Thursday, Feb. 29 - 2 to 4 p.m.

In this brief presentation and open conversation, Drs. Smither and Laurendeau will talk about their experiments with ungrading and labour-based grading. 

Drs. Smither and Laurendeau will outline the core principles of labour-based grading and ungrading, offer examples of how they have implemented these assessment approaches in their courses, discuss the successes and challenges that they faced, and talk about student feedback. 

Their presentation will encourage attendees to reflect on the role that assessment and grading play in their pedagogy and offer an introduction to the ways that different grading schemas can build equity and inclusion in the classroom. 

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