Last Update: 12 May 2004
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I have submitted the grades. Please stop by my office (Bell 214) to pick up your papers/exams/etc. (If I'm not in when you come by, send me email or call me (645-3180 x 112) to find out when I will be in. If you're away for the summer, please stop by in the Fall.)
IF YOU HAVE ALREADY LEFT TOWN AND/OR WILL NOT BE HERE IN THE FALL, THEN PLEASE EMAIL ME AN ADDRESS WHERE I CAN MAIL YOU YOUR GRADED PAPERS. REMEMBER: IF YOU DON'T PICK THEM UP OR HAVE ME MAIL THEM TO YOU, I HAVE TO KEEP THEM FOR 3 YEARS!! :-(
Legally, I can no longer post the grades, even by last 4 digits of your person number, but they should be available from MyUB.
Here's how I computed your grades; the percentages were originally outlined on the syllabus. For details of my generic (3-point) grading scheme, see my webpage: "How I Grade"
There were 27 class meetings at which attendance was taken.
I decided to allow 3 unexcused absences.
I then assigned grades as follows:
4xx | both | 5xx | ||
---|---|---|---|---|
A | 24-27 | i.e., if you attended at least 24 times, you got an A for attendance | ||
A- | 22-23 | |||
B+ | 21 | |||
B | 20 | |||
B- | 18-19 | |||
C+ | 17 | |||
C | 14-16 | 9-16 | ||
C- | 12-13 | |||
D+ | 9-11 | |||
D | 5-8 | |||
F | 0-4 |
Here, I focused on your participation as measured by the peer editing sessions. These were 5, on Jan 29, Feb 24, Mar 25, Apr 8, & Apr 20. I measured your participation by your class attendance on those days.
If you attended: | Then your grade is: |
---|---|
all 5 peer-ed sessions | A |
4 | B |
3 | C+ |
2 | C- |
1 | D |
0 | F |
A = "good" journal; i.e., notes and comments on most of the readings
C = any journal that is not clearly A or clearly D
D = journal handed in, but looks like virtually no work was done for it
F = no journal handed in
Here, I used the following "procedure" (I hesitate to call it an "algorithm" :-)
If you chose not to do either of these (thus aiming for a maximum grade of "B"), I assigned you an "F" for this item (which automatically gives you a "B" if you have an "A" average on items 1-4).
The term papers were graded on my 3-item grading rubric as explained on my grading webpage, as follows:
The final exams were graded as follows:
0 = not done
1 =
2 =
3 =
This yielded a total of 15 points, with letter grades assigned as follows:
grade | points |
---|---|
A | 15 |
A- | 14 |
B+ | 13 |
B | 12 |
B- | 11 |
C+ | 10 |
C | 6-9 |
C- | 8 |
D+ | 6-7 |
D | 4-5 |
F | 0-3 |
The class averages (and ranges) were as follows:
CSE 510 | PHI 498 | CSE 410 | |
---|---|---|---|
avg (range) | avg (range) | avg (range) | |
Item | (lo/hi) | (lo/hi) | (lo/hi) |
Attendance | A- (16/27) | A (22/26) | B+ (3/27) |
Participation | A- (C+/A) | A- (B/A) | A- (F/A) |
Reading Journals | A (F/A) | A (F/A) | B+ (F/A) |
Position Papers | A (B/A) | B+ (D/A) | B (D/A) |
Term Papers | B+ (C/A) | C (C/C) | D (D/D) |
Final Exams | B- (D/A) | B (D+/A) | C- (D/B) |
Course Grade | A- (B-/A) | B (D+/A) | B- (F/A-) |