Drawing a Dialogue is a podcast discussing comics in historical + educational contexts by Cathy G. Johnson + remus jackson.
Episode 24: Cathy + remus talk about grading in schools + universities. What is the history of giving students grades? What is their purpose + pitfalls? Cathy + remus discuss how all grades are subjective, talk about different standards that can be used + share various approaches and methods.
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“On the “Uses” of Rubrics: Reframing the Great Rubric Debate”, Eric D. Turley and Chris W. Gallagher, 2008 - JStor
“The Hillegas-Thorndike Scale for Measurement of Quality in English Composition by Young People”, Franklin W. Johnson, The School Review 1913
A scale for the measurement of quality in English composition by young people, Milo Burdette Hillegas, 1912 - Link
“The Three Roles of Assessment: Gatekeeping, Accountability, and Instructional Diagnosis”, Philip Nagy, 2000, Canadian Journal of Education
“Assessment and Accountability”, Robert Linn, 2000, Educational Researcher
“No Child Left Behind? Sociology Ignored!” David Karen, 2005, Sociology of Education
“How Did States Implement the NCLB Provisions?”, Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind, Brian M. Stetcher, Georges Vernez, Paul Steinberg, 2010
Guskey, T. R. (2015). On your mark: challenging the conventions of grading and reporting. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
“National Visual Arts Standards” - National Art Education Association
Barry, L. (2015). Syllabus. Montréal: Drawn & Quarterly.
Seelow, D. (2019). Lessons drawn: essays on the pedagogy of comics and graphic novels. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.
Theme song by Downtown Boys