ADJUSTING GRADES? Let Ethics Be Your Guide

Martinson, David L.
March 2009
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2009, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p122
Academic Journal
The article explores the ethical and moral obligation of teachers to make decisions about the performance of their students. The relevant factors that must be considered in the evaluation of students' performance are described. It emphasizes that teachers need to be just to all concerned including students, parents and stakeholders. Teachers must base their decisions on rules, practices and conventions without violating educational policy and teaching practice. Prudent teaching practice in calculating student grades and similar concerns must be applied.


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