TITLE

Giving Students Choices in How Much Assignments Count

PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Teaching Professor;Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A review of the article "Managing the grading paradox: Levering the power of choice in the classroom," by S. R. Dobrow, W. K. Smith, and M. A. Posner is presented.
ACCESSION #
76263587

 

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