Ungrading

Ungrading

 Big Idea: Eliminating grading increases student motivation and learning Ungrading is the practice of minimizing or eliminating grades in order to focus on meaningful feedback and student learning. Proponents of ungrading suggest that grades themselves are artificial:...
Using Audio Feedback Effectively

Using Audio Feedback Effectively

By Brian Ganter, ePortfolio Faculty Support, Centre for Teaching Excellence Audio feedback is a built-in feature in eLearn that allows up to 3 minutes and 20 seconds of audio recording as way to respond to assignments. Here are few reflections on why you might use...
Use Welcome Messages to Set the Tone for Your Course

Use Welcome Messages to Set the Tone for Your Course

The first two weeks of your online course offer a unique opportunity to create a learning space that feels welcoming and coherent for students. Sending out a warm and informative welcoming message can set the tone for the course. The Announcements activity in eLearn...