Fashion Education’s Complicated Relationship With Grading

xFashion-Sducation-1.jpg.pagespeed.ic.W5E_T0lRK0I hate grading students’ work, absolutely hate it. I always have and I know that, for as long as I occupy myself with teaching, I will continue to hate it. I enjoy teaching. But the formalities of awarding a number or letter next to a student’s ideas rings fundamentally wrong within the context of the fashion industry as I know it. I discuss the conflict in this piece for FashionUnited.com…

One comment

  1. Grading in a creative arena is a tough endeavor. Anything subjective is awkward. Can the work be split into technical (graded) and composition/style (non-graded) or a panel of teachers discuss the work (too much time/$). This does nothing for you, now. Good Luck on your grading.

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