Extra Credit Grades Assignment
Circle one as your class time
9:30 or 11:00.
You will use information from WebCT and the grading policy from the syllabus
to calculate the grade that you need on the final exam
in order to obtain your desired course grade. This will be
turned in just BEFORE you take the final exam.
Participation Average 20%
quiz 1________ quiz 2________ quiz 3________ quiz 4________
quiz 5________ quiz 6________ quiz 7________ quiz 8________
From the main WebCt page, click on the "grades and tracking info" link.
Click on "grades". Write down the above quiz grades
Cross out the lowest quiz grade, since the lowest quiz is dropped.
Calculate your quiz average with the remaining 7 quizzes_________
Adjust this up or down depending on credit hours of absences,
and participation via positive contributions to class
discussions, lab, and by reading my newsgroup messages
and give yourself a
out of 100________
4 Major writing assignments 20%
Write down your Benpaper/25______ Statsreport/25______ Wksht/50______
Calculate your percentages out of 100
Benpaper______ Statsreport______ Wksht______
and then calculate
writing project grade as a grade out of 100______
(they are all equally weighted).
Weekly lab projects average 20%
Write down all of your lab project grades from WebCT.
Wile/25 _____ Ben/25 _____
condo/30_____ tax/25_____ stock/25______ mean/25_____
stats/25_____ Wiles/25_____ geom/25_____ dodge/25_____ homer/25_____
Now turn these grades into a percentage out of 100
condo_____ tax_____ stock______ mean_____
stats_____ Wiles_____ geom_____ dodge_____ homer_____
Now cross out the lowest lab (just one!), and then take an
average of the labs that remain.
lab average out of 100_____________
Major topic exams, presentations, and/or papers average 20%
Test 1 Grade out of 61_______ Percentage out of 100________
Test 2 Grade out of 69_______ Percentage out of 100________
Mathematician Grade out of 40_______ Percentage out of 100________
test average out of 100_______ (the average of the 3).
Your class score out of 500 at the moment
Add up your participation average
out of 100, your
writing project grade as a percentage out of 100,
your lab average out of 100, and your exam percentage out of 100
to obtain your
class score out of 500 as of now______
Desired Class Grade and What You Need on the Final to Obtain This Grade
Circle the score you need out of 500 to obtain your desired class
Subtract your class score out of 500 as of now FROM the above
to see what you need on the final______
Of course this is not completely precise, since things like
improvement over the course of the semester, my actual participation grade
for you and extra credit will change the grading process.