Student Expectations of Grade Inflation

Citation data:

Journal of Research and Development in Education

Publication Year:
1999
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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/psych_facpubs/108
Author(s):
Landrum, R. Eric
Tags:
Psychiatry and Psychology
article description
College students completed evaluation-of-teaching surveys in five different courses to develop an evaluation instrument that would provide results concerning faculty performance. Two questions examined students' expectations regarding grades. Results indicated a significant degree of expected grade inflation. Large proportions of students doing superior and average work expected As, and students performing average work expected Bs or As.