Posts Tagged: grades

Dear Barb—Grade Shock

Dear Barb: Hi, I have just begun taking courses at AU after having been out of a school and working for the last 10 years.  When I graduated high school I was one of the top students in my class, but now I’m barely passing and finding the work very difficult.  It’s disappointing and I’m… Read more »

Gambling for Grades

Do you ever feel like when you submit an assignment for marking, you’re playing roulette?  Occasionally, the results seem random, just like the spin of a wheel. Most of the time, assignment marks seem to be reasonably accurate assessments.  But once in a while, I wonder if the marker just pulled a random number out… Read more »