Ungrading Light: 4 Simple Ways to Ease the Spotlight Off Points (Chronicle Article)

This article offers strategies for shifting the focus from earning points to learning with purpose. These types of strategies, where grades are de-emphasized or not used at all in evaluation, can improve creativity and motivation while reducing anxiety.

Meaningful Grading: A Guide for Faculty in the Arts

This book "enables faculty to create and implement effective assessment methodologies—research based and field tested—in traditional and online classrooms. In doing so, the book reveals how the daunting challenges of grading in the arts can be turned into opportunities for deeper student learning, increased student engagement, and an enlivened pedagogy."