Three Big Questions to Ask about Grading
They're questions that grew out of theology professor Barbara Blodgett's move to a new grading system. They're questions that poke at the premises beneath grading and they're relevant regardless of the grading system used. They're not questions with easy answers but rather vexing queries with many possible answers. That makes them questions worth asking and discussing, especially given how important grades continue to be to students, their parents, employers, and almost everybody else in this culture.