Heard of Mastery Grading but not sure what it is? Join us for this introductory session! In this webinar we will introduce the core ideas of Mastery Grading and walk you through a “Build-A-Syllabus” activity to demonstrate the basic nuts and bolts of creating a Mastery Graded university level Math course. Some of the questions we will ask and (try to) answer include:
Why do we grade? (What is the purpose of grades?)
Do grades measure what we want them to?
What messages (implicit and explicit) do we tell students about grades and the grading process?
How does Mastery Grading provide an opportunity for more equitable grading practices?
What does an instructor have to do to get started with Mastery Grading?