D.J. Quinn

UC Davis University Writing Program

DJ Quinn is a lecturer in the UC Davis University Writing Program, where he was previously a graduate student, and teaches whatever courses need coverage. His teaching and scholarly interests include contract grading, trauma-informed pedagogy, and disability and writing pedagogy.

  1. So Your Instructor is Using Contract Grading…

    Throughout your time in school, most of your classes have probably been graded. If you met certain criteria, you received an “A,” a “B,” a “C,” and so on. Maybe your school used numbers, grades, or GPA-style grading, but whatever the grades looked like, the mechanism was pretty similar. Your teachers probably used a combination of tests, quizzes, essays, presentations,...

    Published on Aug 02nd 2019