Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Wednesday Index

In descending order:
days my office computer has gone without rebooting: 82
temperature in my office when I left this afternoon: 80
overal median course grade in calculus (includes 0s for missed tests): 74.8
median grade on today's exam:* 74.6
mean homework grade** in calculus: 69
percent of "converge or diverge" problems on exam identical to problems done in class: 66.6
number of "converge or diverge" problems done on worksheets during class time: 60

*This morning I gave a calculus exam on tests for series convergence.

**Homework is graded on a binary scale: any reasonable attempt is worth 1; not turning it in is worth 0. Every paper submitted this semester has received a grade of 1.