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Students boycott test graded on a curve so they all get A's

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by BIV, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. BIV

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    Gotta give them credit for not only coming up with the scheme, but holding to it. And props for the professor for not being a douche about it either.
     
  4. LiddyRules

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    Pinkos the lot of them
     
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    Yup. I doubt it could have been handled much better.
     
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    Yeah, but these assholes could have fucked it up for everyone who takes the class in the future if he decided to throw out the curve grading system.
     
  7. Party Rooster

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    It seems like they put more energy into this than just taking the stupid test.
     
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  8. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    college kids are stupid
     
  9. Don the Radio Guy

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    I would have answered one question correctly to fuck the whole curve up.
     
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    Working at a university has taught me that students will spend more energy getting out of doing something rather than just doing it.
     
  11. MrAbovePar

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    I disagree with that grading style. To me, an A means mastery of the subject. B means superior than average. C means acceptable knowledge of a subject. D means barely acceptable. An F means you've failed to grasp fundamentals.

    Grading on a curve is nice if you're a student but I'd rather know the high priced professional actually mastered the subject matter and wasn't the brightest bulb in a pack of dullards for that semester.
     
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    The only thing stopping me is the nagging suspicion that someone else would answer two questions.
     
  14. Cunt Smasher

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    What would happen if he tried to figure the grade by dividing by zero?
     
  15. Norm Stansfield

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    Pretty sure they could've wasted their college tuitions without learning anything whatsoever just fine individually too. I wonder what the marks, ahem parents who paid for this, think about this great achievement.

    Grading on a curve is retarded. Colleges need to ban the practice. Or, even better, just patiently wait to see which teacher uses it, and then fire them all.

    At MIT grading on a curve is banned on principle. The reason they give is almost word for word what you just said.
     
  16. CougarHunter

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    So he is no longer the Sausage King of Chicago?
     

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