This Week for Faculty: Grading in Online Courses: Tips & Strategies

by | Oct 26, 2020

Online Grading and Exams

Grading in Online Courses at Columbia: Tips and Strategies

This new resource is structured by common grading needs and provides “how to” details using CourseWorks (Canvas) and Gradescope.

Creating Online Exams

Implementing online exams creates a new set of considerations for instructors. You may need to change methods and content to fit an online context, consider how to administer exams fairly for every student, and maintain academic integrity. CourseWorks offers a variety of tools, options, and settings that can help you implement exams efficiently and fairly and make the exam experience positive for you and your students. 

Self-Paced Course: Assessment and Grading in CourseWorks 

This self-paced course provides an advanced take on the assessment and grading tools in CourseWorks, which are introduced in Introduction to CourseWorks (Canvas) Online. Throughout the course, you will learn the what, why, and how of effective assessment and grading practices to support teaching and learning. You will be presented with learner-centered, inclusive, and research-based ways to use the tools within CourseWorks to create, organize, and grade various types of assessments of student learning.

Get Help

Office Hours
CTL staff are holding daily virtual Office Hours Monday through Friday to help faculty with questions related to teaching online, as well as any other teaching-related inquiries. 

Arrange a one-on-one consultation by phone or via Zoom for support. Please email to set up a time to meet with one of our consultants.