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Class attendance should not be graded

October 10, 2013

When students look at their class grades or a class syllabus, they see grades for tests, quizzes, projects and more. Among those, however, is one grade that should not be there: attendance. Students go to a university to obtain a degree. This requires knowledge of the course material. Grades shouldn’t...

Student-teacher relations rely on communication

May 8, 2013

  Students have heard of this before. A student doesn’t know his or her grade and has no idea how they are doing in the class. Teachers change what they have scheduled on the syllabus. These situations are nothing new in college. The issue, however, is that students and teachers do not always...

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