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Unformatted text preview: basic knowledge are expected to be equal in education by the end of a course. This student with great knowledge might study for an hour while a student with basic knowledge might study for five hours and do worse on testing but the basic student might double the education in biology while the great knowledge might reinforce what they already know. The last problem is too much reliance is put on this grading system. Depending on the professor a student could receive an “A” in a philosophy course but if the same student took a another professor on their grading style would of given a “D”. All students are viewed by their grades when being evaluated for acceptance at colleges and careers. Students are compared even if one professor’s same titled course is five times the difficulty of another professor’s same titled course. Students on the west coast are compared with student’s grades on the east coast. The current grading system is completely overrated....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Rockwell during the Spring '08 term at Sonoma.
- Spring '08