10 Survival Tips for the Marking Period

Here are some tips our TAs came up with at our last workshop:

–       Provide feedback for improvement
–       Be consistent
–       Talk to other TAs and faculty
–       Use/demand rubric (flexible but specific)
–       Use the 24 hour rule
–       Schedule time for marking
–       Give yourself rewards for finishing
–       Be accessible to students
–       Don’t make feedback contain personal comments
–       Make expectations clear for students

For more on marking strategies, go to the Past Workshop Notes page here.

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