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ELu 1J
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Postby ELu 1J » Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:15 pm

I was just wondering if Dr. Lavelle has curved exams in the past or just giving the class an additional 10 points at the end of the quarter? Does anyone know his pattern of curving? Thanks :)

Elena Bell 1C
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Re: Curve?

Postby Elena Bell 1C » Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:47 pm

I don't believe Lavelle curves tests. I think he uses them to calculate the final grades and then curves the final grades a little bit. I could be wrong though.

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Re: Curve?

Postby preyasikumar_2L » Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:53 pm

I don't think he curves tests, but I know that if you get a 50% in the class that's a C.

Callum Guo 1H
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Re: Curve?

Postby Callum Guo 1H » Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:37 pm

I think the syllabus says he doesn't curve grades but he might adjust your grade at the end.

Isabella Dal Porto 1H
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Re: Curve?

Postby Isabella Dal Porto 1H » Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:40 pm

He might slightly adjust the overall grades at the end of the quarter, but he won't curve the tests individually.

Jared Khoo 1G
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Re: Curve?

Postby Jared Khoo 1G » Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:03 pm

Tests aren't curved but I am also interested to see if he will adjust grades at the end in order to meet a specific distribution.

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