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What's in a Grade?

Course #: EDUC_714E

Semester Credits: 3

Cost: $375.00

This course addresses the purposes of grading and reporting, the effects of grading and reporting on student learning and motivation, the rationale for separating nonacademic factors from the academic letter grade, the fairness of offering students more than one chance, and the profound effect of zeros when averaging a grade. When grades reflect what students have learned and are able to do, students become more confident, enthusiastic, and excited about learning. Educators will acquire an understanding of how to implement best practices in grading and reporting systems to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses in students' understanding and to help improve student performance over time.

This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Motivation and Classroom Management

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Top Reasons to Enroll Online!

* Easy, self-paced platform
* Freedom to work on your course where Internet is available
* Requires only basic computer skills
* No papers or handouts to accidentally lose
* Receive books and/or DVDs in the mail
* Quicker turn around time for grades
* Online Chat available
* Ability to print coursework for your records at anytime


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