Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

G. Kim Blank on making writing work better by eliminating the term paper

Posted 26 Nov 2012 / 0

The Chronicle of Higher EducationLet’s Kill the Term Paper

I have been experimenting for several years with various forms of “Reading Response Questions” that challenge students to either summarize or pull the most important ideas out of what they read. I agree wholeheartedly with Professor Blank that this is a far more valuable means of assessing how they both comprehend and communicate material from the course.

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