Curve?

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Celio_G_Dis2C
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Curve?

Postby Celio_G_Dis2C » Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:51 am

So the syllabus says that a 50% is required o pass the class with at least a C- but at the same time, "there's no curve" is what I've been hearing from most students so if I have a 75% in the class it'll remain the same but if I get a 50% it'll jump up to 70%?

Courtney Quan 1C
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Re: Curve?

Postby Courtney Quan 1C » Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:30 am

Note that the syllabus says, "Each test and exam has a total score but is not assigned a grade. Only at the end of the class when the class average score (out of 500 points) is known are final grades assigned. This class does not use a curve." Your final grade will be determined at the end of the course, when the class average is known.

allisoncarr1i
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Re: Curve?

Postby allisoncarr1i » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:20 am

Does that line in the syllabus also mean that anyone who receives over 50% of the points will pass?

deniise_garciia
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Re: Curve?

Postby deniise_garciia » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:32 am

if anyone knows more about this may they please update us, I have this similar question.

Marina Gollas 1A
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Re: Curve?

Postby Marina Gollas 1A » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:03 am

As of now with what he stated in the syllabus, if you were to receive about 250/500 points, you will pass the class with a C-, so if you have a 75%, then that means it might average up to a B or B+, depending as the student above said, on the class average. This what is some people in the class were saying when I asked them this question. :) hope this helped.

Jeannine 1I
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Re: Curve?

Postby Jeannine 1I » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:51 am

allisoncarr1i wrote:Does that line in the syllabus also mean that anyone who receives over 50% of the points will pass?


Yes, this means that as long as students get 50% (250/500 points), they will pass the class with a C- (:

Lynsea_Southwick_2K
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Re: Curve?

Postby Lynsea_Southwick_2K » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:00 am

Last quarter w Lavelle, same grading system, I ended with 344/500 and that resulted in a C. I think it depends on the class averages.

Liliana Aguas 3G
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Re: Curve?

Postby Liliana Aguas 3G » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:09 pm

Yes, it is all just based on the class average so technically there is no curve.


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