Re: Including the luddites [was Re: Degrees vs. smarts]

Cynthia (
Thu, 07 Oct 1999 08:25:21 -0700 wrote:

> << Lorrey >>
> I don't believe in "grading" or "rating" papers or any work that's subjective
> in school. I'm for pass/fail with optional narrative evaluations. (I'm
> thankful for schools like Goddard College that agree with me )

I used to think this. But now I think that the ability to write and express ideas is incredibly important. Somehow, judges are able to rate gymnastic performances, even though each judge has a subjective opinion. There must be a way to accomplish this, with some sort of level of fairness.