Bonni and Dave Stachowiak share about ways to reduce the potential for introducing bias while grading exams.
Grading exams with Integrity
In today's episode, Dave Stachowiak and I share about ways to reduce the potential for introducing bias while grading exams.
Risks of bias in grading exams
- Halo effect
- Exam-based halo effect
- Inflating favorite students' grades
- Vikram David Amar calls “expectations effect”
- Exhaustion factor
Techniques to reduce potential bias
- Blind grading (sticky notes, LMS-based, etc.)
- Grade by question, not exam
- Inner-rater reliability practices
- Block time for grading during peak energy hours
- Be transparent and over-communicate your practices and rationale
- *** Re-grade the earlier exams, to avoid what Dave spoke about…
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