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How can I explain the position of a student on the issue of whether grades should be by effort or achievement? ( check the description of my question) Some students say that if they work hard in a...

How can I explain the position of a student on the issue of whether grades should be by effort or achievement? ( check the description of my question)

Some students say that if they work hard in a course, they should earn high grades while others believe that achievement rather than effort should determine the grade.

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This question really should be a discussion question, but I am going to answer this one anyway.  Life would be good if effort were enough to achieve high scores because we have been taught that hard work is rewarded.  To a certain extent that is true; however, grades should be by achievement as it is...

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