Alexander Halavais has an interesting post on his blog regarding an experiment in collaborative grading using “karma points” similar to those used for moderation on Slashdot. Much like on Slashdot, his karma experiment sounds like it has had mixed results. Still, seeing academics trying new ways of evaluating students is always interesting — we could sure use an alternative to the abysmal tyranny of the standardized test. Thanks to the invaluable Seb’s Open Research for the pointer.Posted by Jason Lefkowitz at December 17, 2002
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