ERIC Number: EJ1014578
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
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Quiz Today: Should I Skip Class?
College Mathematics Journal, v44 n3 p166-170 May 2013
How does selective assessment, wherein one counts only the best "k" out of "n" quizzes set, impact grade inflation? Based on our analysis, a specific quantitative answer can be given to a student who plans to skip a quiz, depending, of course, on the student's quiz writing consistency or inconsistency.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Grade Inflation, Grading, Mathematics Tests, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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