GRADE GUIDE

The following information is based on interviews with students
and reflects their responses as to how they attained the grades indicated in each column


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B


C


D


F

 

Independently studies 15 hours for each lecture exam

Attends every session

Actively engages and listens to lectures

Arrives fully prepared for every session

Plays an active role in Labs
 

Does optional research report perfectly

Participates in a study group

Uses study resources such as computer programs, online materials, student success center, etc. 

 

Independently studies 10 hours for each lecture exam

Attends every session 

Listens attentively to each lecture

Arrives prepared for every session

Pays attention in Labs 
 

Does optional research report almost perfectly

Participates in a study group

Uses study resources such as computer programs, online materials, student success center, etc.

 

 

Independently studies 6 hours for each lecture exam

Attends most sessions

Listens to each lecture
 

Arrives somewhat prepared for most sessions

Watches what goes on in Labs

Does optional research report
 

Participates in a study group now and then

Uses a few study resources

 

 

 

 

 

Independently studies a few hours for each lecture exam 

Attends about half the sessions

Daydreams or sleeps during some lectures

Does not prepare for each session

Does not pay attention during labs

Does not do optional research report

Does not participate in a study group

Uses no study resources

 

 

 

 

 

Does not study for each lecture exam

Rarely attends any session

Sleeps or text messages during lectures

Doesn't even think of each session ahead of time

Doesn’t know the lab is going on

Does not know there is an optional research report

Does not know what a study group is

Does not study