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Category Archives: end of semester
Grading on a Curve
Grades. Hot topic right now. And honestly, this is my least favorite time of year. I have to bite my tongue almost daily. “What’s my grade in the class?” Response I can’t give: What’s preventing you from figuring this out … Continue reading
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Let’s Talk About SETs
Let’s discuss student opinion forms, course evaluations, student evaluation of teaching forms, whatever term you use. Article after article year after year highlight how toxic they are. More recently the emphasis has been on how they differ according to instructor … Continue reading
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!
Why did the undergraduates cross the road? Extra credit.
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