TITLE

Grading and tile Nature of tile Discipline

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Samuel P.; Thompson, Ralph
PUB. DATE
December 1968
SOURCE
Journal of Higher Education;Dec1968, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p517
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article proposes the creation of a grading system that takes into consideration the nature of knowledge in different areas of college curriculum and the process by which instructors evaluate in this area in the reporting of progress among students. It is stated that a system of evaluation is necessary to the identification and reporting of student progress within a field of interest and that a system of grades offers an immediate index of progress. In consideration of precision of knowledge, subjects are classified. Mathematics, some physical and social sciences are grouped together. Humanities includes some social sciences, and professions goes hand in hand with the performing arts. However, the accuracy of grouping depends on how an institution imparts these to their students.
ACCESSION #
20954820

 

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