Post Tagged with: "grading policy"


A Point for Grading Clarity

Nothing is more frustrating to a motivated student than teetering on the cusp of a higher grade. As some students claim, it’s almost more painful to earn a 89.5 percent than to earn a 85 percent. Especially in disciplines like English, history and philosophy — in which participation is a[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Straighten Out the MSB Curve

If the McDonough School of Business’ aim is to educate students to be among the most competitive in the nation and more attractive to potential employers, its grading policy does a poor job of furthering that goal. While MSB students may be appealing to prospective hires once they graduate, the[Read More…]

by September 27, 2012 0 comments Opinion