Tag: grading

143 How to deal with failing a student? 2015-05-29T08:47:41.277

130 A student in my course does well on exams, but doesn't do the homework: Go easy on them, or make them "pay the price?" 2015-11-23T19:19:56.197

106 What to do about "grade grubbers?" 2013-03-31T06:43:53.867

85 How do teachers learn to grade? 2017-03-02T19:29:53.647

83 How to deal with a professor who grades assignments and exams incorrectly 2016-02-27T21:18:03.120

82 A student forgot to answer an exam question 2017-12-12T02:51:00.950

72 Is it ethical to limit marks based upon past performance? 2015-05-04T15:35:39.433

70 How to explain a bad grade to a delusional student? 2013-04-08T07:50:07.313

63 Difficult student would dispute every grade in the course and now wants letter of recommendation 2017-12-15T20:33:09.077

59 How to handle a student who will not accept that he is wrong? 2017-02-13T02:49:20.773

58 Should unreadability or sloppiness of students' work be reflected in their evaluation? 2013-05-22T08:12:37.150

56 Lecturer in a course I'm TA'ing refuses to give feedback on student assignment 2017-02-06T15:31:45.250

55 Why do some tests have a (nonzero) minimum score? 2016-01-06T20:15:08.593

54 Is "no late work" a common policy? 2014-03-25T14:58:54.507

53 Should a student be penalized for using a theorem outside of the curriculum? 2016-12-02T14:38:23.767

43 Is it unfair to regrade prior work after detecting cheating? 2014-12-11T05:16:43.627

41 Is it fair to give zeros to students who missed early assignments because they added the class late? 2017-01-09T12:05:28.110

40 Continuum from collaboration on homework to copying 2016-02-11T23:02:59.243

39 Professor gave me a higher grade than I deserved. What should I do? 2016-01-12T16:43:01.897

36 What to do when majority of the students do not bother to do peer grading assignment? 2016-10-26T01:31:50.543

33 What are some ways to increase grading speed? 2012-09-16T02:35:20.937

33 What does an optimal grading distribution look like? 2016-01-04T02:17:14.980

32 What data about grades should I tell the class? Make public? 2013-09-29T07:28:04.050

32 Grading: students give correct answers, but in the wrong places 2015-02-25T09:16:29.540

32 Undergrad students grading other undergrads: ethical, professional, or even legal? 2015-12-06T15:45:47.933

32 Test answer rejected for saying more than asked for 2015-12-29T12:36:19.813

32 Discouraged from giving A's, but students are doing excellent work, what can a professor do? 2016-04-30T14:17:00.543

30 How do you judge an Indian CGPA score? 2013-04-24T10:10:41.660

30 Assessing students in exams with negative points? 2014-11-05T21:30:49.620

29 Grading term papers and reports written by non-native speakers 2015-04-26T10:57:21.083

28 Should students be shown the grading rubric? 2014-10-26T17:18:11.327

27 How to Scale or Curve the Grades for an Examination? 2013-02-26T21:28:18.013

26 How to deal with a student who insists on getting a higher grade? 2015-01-03T09:34:46.510

26 Should I hold the same writing standards for international students as I do for domestic students? 2015-09-21T22:46:44.447

25 Professor withholding course grade until submission of conference paper 2013-04-25T20:24:36.143

23 How do I appropriately penalize late projects? 2012-10-08T19:17:11.593

23 Is it reasonable to evaluate spelling/grammar in reports for students diagnosed with dyslexia? 2012-10-25T23:47:11.850

23 Grading schemes to encourage effort 2012-12-11T01:41:49.363

23 Blind grading for exams isn't very blind 2014-07-17T16:49:50.050

19 Why are (university-) teachers also examiners at the same time? 2016-03-30T07:42:10.350

17 Keeping marking unbiased when work is not submitted anonymously 2013-05-14T03:05:03.657

17 Is it generally worth the time and effort to challenge incorrect exam test items? 2014-06-26T22:15:09.893

17 Failing a student for attendance or grade? 2015-12-14T17:27:00.527

16 Is there any problem with giving lots of extra credit? 2014-09-29T10:06:43.403

16 Is it okay to grade some students harder because of their perceived potential? 2017-03-21T16:34:51.913

15 How to physically handle hundreds and hundreds of papers 2013-03-13T15:35:45.193

15 Grounds for complaint? Professor skipping class, inaccurate grading criteria 2015-07-26T06:42:49.990

15 Grading by assigning points to exercises 2017-06-24T18:54:57.930

15 Forgotten to answer question 2017-12-12T03:47:03.713

14 In a class with both graduate and undergraduate students, is it normal for a single grading curve to be applied for both groups? 2012-12-01T05:00:06.760

14 Common grade curving or scaling techniques 2014-04-30T21:29:33.480

12 Does it make sense to make exam grading very transparent? 2014-12-11T19:24:38.420

11 Converting from and to British grading scheme 2013-02-24T10:46:59.647

10 Has any research been done into the marks awarded by markers using different strategies for exams with multiple questions? 2014-10-17T18:45:00.663

10 Diverse forms of testing and grading 2017-03-29T10:11:09.167

9 Techniques to remain focused while marking examinations 2013-04-19T20:37:16.923

9 Is there data or research on the tradeoffs associated with revealing how a student's grade on an assessment compares to the rest of the class? 2016-06-28T22:11:32.620

9 Normalizing grades across multiple graders 2016-06-30T00:59:16.453

9 Is an American University Professor allowed to share grades with the class? 2016-10-08T01:11:27.130

9 Is it fair to offer students a chance to improve their grade on an assignment 2018-02-20T00:12:57.757

8 How to convert from one grading scheme to another? 2013-04-02T13:34:36.820

8 Should formatting affect grades of student essays? 2016-12-05T12:21:42.790

7 Grading scheme which helps figuring out what is a right/wrong answer without generating frustrations 2014-10-24T17:55:51.483

7 How to encourage students to seek alternate citations for an assignment? 2014-10-31T15:22:30.140

7 Is there a term|phrase for a grading assessment that counts the best m of n? 2016-04-18T18:28:51.677

7 Will my supervisor also mark my MA dissertation? How will this be fair? 2016-09-06T10:38:12.560

7 Is there a standard approach for grading sequence-based questions? 2017-02-13T10:00:04.360

7 Grading curves in quantitative subjects 2017-04-30T03:22:53.647

7 Must an instructor require proof of hardship to offer incomplete grades? 2017-06-20T14:27:39.270

6 Suggestions for an alternative grading system 2013-07-19T03:04:39.617

6 How to grade a student software project? 2013-12-16T08:59:50.767

6 Is the correlation between learning a subject and having high grades strong? 2014-10-26T01:07:31.697

6 Can college professors alter their grading scale to pass students? How often does this happen? 2015-12-16T08:42:31.483

6 How important is it, exactly, to use a rubric for grading undergraduate lab reports? 2016-02-12T17:34:36.213

6 Averaging exam scores with very different means/distributions 2016-04-30T13:54:05.837

6 Should grading take all students' performance into account? 2017-03-10T20:12:24.453

5 How to grade students' lab worksheets to prepare them for a final lab exam? 2014-09-13T14:48:05.000

5 Electronic Assessment / Submission for questions where each student should have a different correct answer 2015-05-26T10:36:30.207

5 Why would new teachers' grade distribution consist of more As and Fs than more experienced teachers'? 2016-02-18T07:36:07.247

5 Is it common that marker TA make the marking scheme instead of the professor? 2017-10-15T00:09:49.083

4 Under what circumstances would a lecturer 'bump up' a student to pass? 2013-08-21T09:44:37.513

4 How do instructors grade a one-person project when everyone else in the class worked in pairs? 2015-01-20T03:33:49.127

4 How to create a grading rubric that properly incentivizes and challenges students 2015-09-06T20:43:44.143

4 Have you used such grading policy in your teaching? 2015-12-10T21:27:55.503

4 What tool or process can I use to see revisions on papers I am grading? 2016-06-17T03:21:41.217

4 TA struggling with how much time grading takes 2016-10-20T15:26:05.780

4 Grading strategies for oral exams 2017-01-05T05:45:05.200

4 Does a significant participation weight on the final grade increase classroom discussion? 2017-01-11T18:40:11.683

4 What makes the difference between "summa cum laude" and "magna cum laude"? 2017-07-19T18:52:54.580

3 If co-instructors gave different syllabi with different grading schemes, is this generally considered a valid reason to challenge grade? 2014-10-03T06:39:42.147

3 Does repeated retakes of a test with average score of all attempts allow manipulation? 2015-05-05T14:30:49.093

3 Dealing with late assignments as a teacher assistant 2015-11-26T08:16:51.430

3 What should I do if a professor's grading makes me feel bad? 2015-12-02T01:27:10.903

3 What proportion of course material mastery should we consider is "passing?" 2015-12-02T17:17:01.470

3 Can a professor post a grade online and then change it? 2016-03-24T05:07:00.183

3 One student grading other students' assignments in the same course? 2016-03-26T09:18:30.807

3 When should the grading scheme for quizzes and exams be finalized? 2017-03-14T15:22:48.907

3 Is it an appropriate way for a student to ask for marks? 2017-07-16T03:17:52.250

3 ECTS average mark? 2017-11-14T16:30:15.723