Dealing with Arguably Legitimate Exam Gripes: A Possible Pareto Improvement
Students sometimes have heart-felt and arguably legitimate complaints about exam grading. This note suggests a strategy for dealing in a serious, judicious, and seemingly fair and responsive way with such complaints. The suggested strategy allows the professor to take such complaints seriously, without giving him/her the reputation as an easy mark. Moreover, it uses a characteristic of letter-grade systems to lower the transactions costs of dealing seriously with such complaints. Copyright 1994 by Oxford University Press.
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Volume (Year): 32 (1994)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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