Category Archives: Entitled

I will tell you how to grade my assignment

Background provided by Instructor: I allowed a student to redo a writing assignment that was done incorrectly. The student did not follow the directions at all, and rather than give her zero points, I gave her the option to redo … Continue reading

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Student Informs the Teacher How Grades Should be Calculated

Background provided by Instructor: The following was emailed after final grades had been submitted for the semester.  It was an online course, so the comment about never checking emails is both infuriating and funny.  Where do they get the idea … Continue reading

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What? I did not get an A?

I just checked my grades and I am only getting a C in your class. How can this be?  This is an elective and I took it because I expected to get an A…… I had even heard it was … Continue reading

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I’ll work around your schedule…

Background provided by Instructor: I received this email from one of my graduate students. I am this student’s thesis advisor: Hey Professor ******* I am available to meet to go over my plans for my thesis any evening after 8pm … Continue reading

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