In this episode Garth interviews Linda Nilson from the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (Director Emerita) at Clemson University in Clemson, SC. Ambitious since the first grade, Linda’s drive to be a good student became an inspiration to helping faculty help students improve their metacognitive skills. In the book Specifications Grading, she describes an approach where assignment details are finely articulated and partial points are acutely avoided, restoring rigor when applied.

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Published On: February 2nd, 2021 / Categories: Conversations About Teaching N' Stuff /