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Mixed-level class of undergrads and PhD engineers: grading on different curves

How is it fair, if two people achieve different results (like test and assignment scores) but both get 75%? One way to handle it, institution permitting, is to "code share" the course. The ...
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Mixed-level class of undergrads and PhD engineers: grading on different curves

Not only is it entirely normal to grade grad students and undergrads on a different curve, but in fact, sometimes professors do this in mixed- and grad-level courses to 'protect' the grad students ...
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CGPA Calculation for US institutions

It is typical in the US to let the institution you apply to to do the calculation based on official numbers from your own institution and knowledge of the country. If you are asked to do a conversion, ...
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Mixed-level class of undergrads and PhD engineers: grading on different curves

At my institution at least, there would be two course numbers assigned for the same lecture and the graduates are supposed to do more work and show more success for the same grade. If it is officially ...
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Mixed-level class of undergrads and PhD engineers: grading on different curves

Having been an undergraduate in Computer Science who took graduate level courses, my suggestion would be to know your students and their technical capabilities. In computer science specifically, a ...
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Mixed-level class of undergrads and PhD engineers: grading on different curves

This question is proof yet again that grades are meaningless... What is the purpose of your course work? Is it to teach the students a certain set of skills/ability/knowledge? Or is it a meaningless ...
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