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Engineering is not vocational, but is a vocation

This post is in recognition of the STAY WITH IT Day of Engineering¬†– March 14, 2012. Engineering is “specialized” or “technical” or “professional” – these are adjectives often used by some to contrast engineering with other choices of college major. … Continue reading

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Grading vs assessment and my general dislike for the 100 point grading system

“No curve” – the name of this blog.¬†¬† I’m not against curves, though I am against grading practices that knowingly or unknowingly serve to detach the student’s grade from a complete assessment of their work. Most of my blog posts … Continue reading

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