Online Section Website
Summer 2017
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Grading Rules:
  • Online Homework: are automatically graded out of 10 points, (one point per question). There is no partial credit for online homework. 
  • Online Quizzes: are automatically graded out of 5 points, (one point per question). There is no partial credit for online quizzes. 
  • Exams: There are two non-cumulative exams each one has 20 multiple choice questions. There is no partial credit for exams. 
Required Assignments Percentage
Exam 1 30
Exam 2 30
Online Homework 20
Online Quizzes 20

Letter Grade Rules

Your final course grade will be based on a ranking system, based on your performance on the different activities in this class. Students will be periodically updated regarding their letter grade standing throughout the semester, and in particular after the common hour exams. Your final standing in the class at the end of the semester will determine your grade.

The grade distribution for this class will be as follows:

  • The top 20% of the class will receive an A
  • The next 10% of the class will receive a B+
  • The next 20% of the class will receive a B
  • The next 10% of the class will receive a C+
  • Any student averaging a total grade of 62% in the class will receive a C. This is approximately the next 25% of the class.
  • Any student averaging a total grade of 55% in the class will receive a D. This is usually less than 5% of the class.
  • Finally, any student averaging a total grade that is less than 55% in the class will receive an F. This is usually less than 10% of the class.