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Unformatted text preview: The Secrets to Obtaining High Marks at PMU University The Bell Curve Typical Grades A+ A B+ B C+ C D+ D F 96100 9095 8689 8085 7679 7075 6669 6065 59 and below 2 3 3 5 3 3 2 1 1 If you want to get LOW marks (<75%) do these things: Rarely use your own words Rarely follow the Formatting Rules Hand in reports that are too short Avoid answering the question Give few details/examples in paragraphs Write reports without an Introduction, several Body topics, and a Conclusion If you want to get HIGH marks (85%+) do these things: Use your own words all the time Have a strong Introduction, several Body topics, and a clear Conclusion in reports Answer the question in assignments Use the correct formatting Rules Submit a draft before the due date Hand your work in before the deadline If you want to get HIGH marks (85%+) do these things: Check BlackBoard (BB) everyday for new Announcements and important Calendar dates Review PP lecture slides on BB every week before class Read weekly text book readings before class Complete Learning Logs and Group Logs every week and post on BB before the deadline Take notes in class Bring paper, pencil, text books to every class ...
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- Fall '09