Great Expectations: Raise the Bar for Better Writing

Stuck in the doldrums of grading your student’s ho-hum writing? In the inaugural article of this series, “Raise the Bar: Building Better Writing Assignments,” the value of writing and general strategies on developing structured writing assignments were introduced. Chunking a large writing project into smaller tasks with specific milestones can lead to writing improvements, as […]

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Rubrics to Create Valuable Learning Experiences

FIU Online’s monthly Insider Instructor Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective ways to use technology in an online classroom. One of the latest webinars in the series,“Rubrics that Rock”, provides faculty with the resources to develop impactful rubrics. Overall, the best rubrics are objective, transparent, and equally serve everyone in the online classroom. […]