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    Whiskeysoaked posted on Aug 22, 2012 7:14:45 PM - Report post
     
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    ghost42 posted on Aug 22, 2012 10:41:07 PM - Report post
     
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    Dhampy posted on Aug 23, 2012 10:07:08 PM - Report post
     
    quote:
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    So if they write a terrible paper they can "coast" through the class 😵

    How is that teaching them to excel or get better at what they do? Sounds like you are rewarding mediocrity.

    What I'm looking for is not excellence, but improvement.

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    Dhampy posted on Aug 23, 2012 10:07:40 PM - Report post
     
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    Dhampy posted on Aug 28, 2012 8:46:00 PM - Report post
     
    It's a moot point. I don't think anything figured out the opportunity, or believed it.
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    Wrythe1985 posted on Aug 28, 2012 11:58:39 PM - Report post
     
    quote:
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    quote:
    originally posted by Drakonis

    So if they write a terrible paper they can "coast" through the class 😵

    How is that teaching them to excel or get better at what they do? Sounds like you are rewarding mediocrity.

    What I'm looking for is not excellence, but improvement.

    It's not really true improvement if the intentionally write below their ability, because they aren't improving themselves as a writer and as a student...they are just improving on one paper that gives the professor (Dhampy) a false impression of where they really stand in terms of writing ability, critical thinking, etc. It's only a perceived improvement, not true, relevant improvement.

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    Wrythe1985 posted on Aug 28, 2012 11:58:45 PM - Report post
     
    Sorry, double posted (browser didn't refresh after hitting submit).

    [Edited by Wrythe1985, 8/28/2012 11:59:25 PM]
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    Dhampy posted on Aug 29, 2012 9:19:03 AM - Report post
     
    quote:
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    quote:
    originally posted by Dhampy

    quote:
    originally posted by Drakonis

    So if they write a terrible paper they can "coast" through the class 😵

    How is that teaching them to excel or get better at what they do? Sounds like you are rewarding mediocrity.

    What I'm looking for is not excellence, but improvement.

    It's not really true improvement if the intentionally write below their ability, because they aren't improving themselves as a writer and as a student...they are just improving on one paper that gives the professor (Dhampy) a false impression of where they really stand in terms of writing ability, critical thinking, etc. It's only a perceived improvement, not true, relevant improvement.

    Yes. That is the opportunity I have given them, which they didn't take advantage of.

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