How Assessment and Grading Work in MTH 325
As with any academic course you take, you will be asked to do various kinds of work in MTH 325 and submit them to me for assessment. I then apply my best professional judgment to your work and assess its quality, and eventually you will receive a course grade based on a composite of those professional judgments. This is a big responsibility for me. In designing this course, it is imperative that I make sure the assessment system you have in MTH 325 satsfies some important requirements:
- Your grade in the course should reflect the amount of mastery you have attained on the course material and the work that you put into the course.
- Your grade in the course should send a clear message about what you have and have not mastered in the course. Two students with the same course grade should have the same level of content mastery.
- Your course grade should not be a "false negative". That is, you should not receive a low