The dean visits the Curriculum Committee and has a concern because students have been complaining that the grading in the Level 2 medical surgical course is unfair. They say a student’s grade on a paper is dependent on which faculty member does the grading. What would you recommend to the faculty to improve the reliability and validity of their grading? In what way is this problem an ethical and legal issue?
Billings, D.M. & Halstead, J.H.(2016). Teaching in nursing: A guide for faculty (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. (Chapters 10, 22, and 23).
Oermann, M.H. & Gaberson, K.B. (2014). Evaluation and testing in nursing education (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer. (Chapters 2, 7, and 9).