Syllabus Template: Grading System
- What is the relative value of each course assignment and expectation?
- Can students earn a higher grade if their work steadily improves throughout the semester or is it based solely on the student’s average (or cumulated points)?
- Which assignments best demonstrate content mastery?
- How are your course goals and learning outcomes reflected in the way assignments are valued?
- Do you curve grades?
Which of the following do you value most?
|Higher level thinking||Creativity|
|Accuracy||Correct grammar & organization|
|Analysis & Synthesis||Application|
|New Perspectives||Logical thought|
- How will group projects be evaluated?
Percentage of Course Grade for Activities and Assignments
How much will each of the following be worth?
- Class participation
- Exams & quizzes
- In class presentations
- Group Projects
Do you provide grading rubics for individual assignments?