Assessing Student Preparation

This is follow-up to a previous guest post by Joel Moore on the benefits of assessing students’ preparation for class discussion rather than their participation in it. Students are asked to rate themselves on the amount of assigned reading they have completed prior to class, and this forms the basis of their preparation grade.

He has created a web app that simplifies the process. The app is available at https://joeldmoore.com/apps/preparation/.

A video that discusses how to use the app is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQdK1FwycKw.

2 thoughts on “Assessing Student Preparation

  1. Joel, you say: “Students are asked to rate themselves on the amount of assigned reading they have completed”. Students should rate their peers or themselves? That’s what remained unclear for me.

    Thanks.

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