Evaluating Student Work (Nancy DeJoy, in Teaching English: The Instructor's Resource Portal, requires free registration)
This resource is an excellent online resource for assessing student work. It covers the research on different types of assessment and gives practical instructional strategies, resources, and a bibliography, along with answering the most frequently asked questions.
Handling the paper load is a major concern of many instructors in assigning writing assignments. The two resources below address this topic.
- How can I Handle Papers? (WAC Clearing House): Gives practical tips on being efficient with writing assignments and activities so that you do not increase your workload in ways that detract from your preparation of content.
- Handling the Paper Load (The U of Hawai'i at Manoa Writing Program): Discusses the myths associated with giving writing assignments and their associated feedback.