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Why participate during class? That all depends

March 14, 2018

By Ana Berbel, Contributing Writer During the start of every semester, when professors hand out the syllabus for their class, there is usually a paragraph about attendance and participation points. Some professors decide to ignore it and only have homework and tests count for the final grade. Others wi...

There is no perfect way to issue grades

March 3, 2016

By Daniel Morgan, Advertising ManagerOne of the most talked about subjects in higher education, and all education for that matter, is grades. A gradebook is essentially a student’s best friend throughout his or her academic career. However, the availability of grades has been a controversial topic...

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