Grading in Economics
||Tests and other major
||(includes 1/2 weight class participation grade)
Tests and other major grades:
Although we may have to adjust as time
constraints limit us, I expect three or more tests each six weeks. These
tests will be mostly multiple choice in format.
A relatively short project, such as an
Excel spreadsheet, will be included each six weeks.
All of these, after the first week,
will be submitted on LMS. You must have
your tablet PC in class every day beginning on August 30th!
The ability to carry on meaningful
class discussions is critical in this class, and it's one of the things
that I value most highly. Therefore it is an important part of the
As a teacher, it is my function to
evaluate student learning and participation. This evaluation is
undoubtedly subjective, so I endeavor to error on the side of
I also recognize that some students are
not comfortable speaking regularly before a large group. So a great deal
of my evaluation of participation involves evaluating student
performance in small group situations. Students in my class are grouped
daily (about four per group). Most of the work of our class occurs is
such small groups.
Please feel free to contact me!
If you have a concern, please send
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or
call me at 281-251-1286 (home). I'm anxious to help with your concerns!
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