Grading Scale

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Nohemi Garcia 1L
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Grading Scale

Postby Nohemi Garcia 1L » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:14 pm

Does anyone know if he's using the same grading scale as last quarter for 14A?

Jesalynne 2F
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Jesalynne 2F » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:25 pm

I think he'll use a similar grading scale. The syllabus just says that the cut off for a C- is 50% and nothing in the emails has indicated that the grading scale would be changed.

Jiyoon_Hwang_2I
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Jiyoon_Hwang_2I » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:53 pm

Everything is worth 50 points except the midterm which is worth 120 points and the final which is worth 180 points so the entire course is 500 points

Abhi Vempati 2H
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Abhi Vempati 2H » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:55 pm

It seems the same as 14A, and I think the only thing that might change is how he adjusts the grades based on the class's performance this quarter.

RichBollini4G
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby RichBollini4G » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:03 pm

Abhi Vempati 2H wrote:It seems the same as 14A, and I think the only thing that might change is how he adjusts the grades based on the class's performance this quarter.


So do we know how he is curving the class?

san_2F
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby san_2F » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:20 pm

He doesn't always necessarily have to curve the class so I think if everyone does well there will be no curve.

Philip
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Philip » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:25 pm

I think he curves up depending on the class average at the end of the quarter

Alfred Barrion 2H
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Alfred Barrion 2H » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:28 pm

I think its really similar to Chem 14A, 50% is a C-, and he will scale depending on class performance, but it will not hurt you.

RobertXu_2J
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby RobertXu_2J » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:42 pm

He is using the same grading system, and I think it is safe to assume that he will be using the same scale also, since the midterm scores, the only average he revealed, were actually higher than those for 14A, and 14A didn't have a curve at all (might have been a point or so tho).

Ryan_K_1K
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Ryan_K_1K » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:45 pm

Alfred Barrion 2H wrote:I think its really similar to Chem 14A, 50% is a C-, and he will scale depending on class performance, but it will not hurt you.

phew, glad to know the curve won't work against us! Thanks!

Jose Robles 1D
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Jose Robles 1D » Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:10 pm

I think he's still following the 500 point grading scheme with the final being 180 points.

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Re: Grading Scale

Postby 805291863 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:17 pm

As others have mentioned, the pass cutoff is the same and grades will be assigned based on performance. The average midterm grade was quite similar to last quarter's, so I'd assume it will be pretty similar despite the very different final we will take

Chris Charton 1B
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Chris Charton 1B » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:10 pm

From my understanding he will only curve up if the class average is significantly lower than expected. Otherwise It's as simple as adding all your points together and dividing by 500.

Viviana Velasquez
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Viviana Velasquez » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:11 pm

I think it’ll be pretty much the same. 250 points minimum to pass

Andrea_Torres
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Re: Grading Scale

Postby Andrea_Torres » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:14 pm

Yes I believe it should be the same where to get a C- you need 50% to pass.


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