Grades: The Random Factor, Problem 2

February 6, 2018 Katrin Becker

Problem 1, as outlined yesterday is that we really have no objective way of ensuring that our exams actually ‘cover’ the course content. Now, what about exams from the student’s perspective? I know, I know, tons of people have talked … Continue reading

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