Question: Why not the traditional “two exams and a term paper, with 10% for attendance and participation”?

Answer: Quality of work produced, Prospects for improvement, Practical issues

Advantages of Grading in an Online/Blended Course:

  • Low-stakes, frequent assessment with rich feedback from instructor
  • Role of the course management system
  • Both process and product of learning
  • Fairness and consistency
  • Data security