Tag: Extra Credit

Extra credit woes College Life

Hello everyone: Today’s blog is on extra credit. Some teachers give it, while others look askance at the very thought of it. I give it for some undergraduate course where I am allowed by my college to do so. It is never given in graduate school. When can you get it in my classes, I offer undergraduates the chance to improve their grades throughout the...

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Extra Credit Woes College Life

Hello everyone: As an instructor, I offer undergraduates the opportunity to earn extra credit throughout the semester. However, that opportunity is dried up two weeks before the end of the term. Why? Because I am a grading machine at that point in time and I don’t have the time or desire to take a student who has goofed off all semester and add to my...

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