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1. I wrote a thread a while back on Why #Marking Is So Shit in which I argued that the conditions under which we mark (e.g. time pressure) make it almost impossible to do a good job
2.These pressures are due to the marketization of HE which values measurable outcomes (e.g. turn-around times) over more intangible outcomes like encouraging students’ learning.
3. Now, with everyone worried about #GradeInflation and #EssayMills I feel it’s time for another thread on why marking, or at least the way we mark in the UK feels so destructive
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