Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Grade distributions in my courses...

strongly contradict this finding of a recent study:
"A’s represent 43% of all letter grades, an increase of 28 percentage points since 1960 and 12 percentage points since 1988. D’s and F’s total typically less than 10% of all letter grades."  

Read more:   Where A Is Ordinary: The Evolution of American College and University Grading, 1940–2009.

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