24 How Your Course Grade is Determined

How you are evaluated:

Category Name Course Value Assignments
Chapter Discussion Forums 50% 5 Forums
Reflective Blogs 25% 5 Blogs
Research Portfolio 25% 5 Forums

    Final Course Grade:
A+ = 98, A = 92, A- = 90
B+ = 88, B = 82, B- = 80
C+ = 78, C = 72, C- = 70
D+ = 68, D = 62, D- = 60
F = 0-59

Online courses have special features that allow you to see your progress 24/7. Access is through the “My Grades” link on the left.

Attendance Policy:  You are required to logon and participate frequently. Late submissions to modules arenot graded.   Grades on forum posts submitted on time, but late in the module, will be penalized.

How much time will you spend on this course – and how often should you log on?   Expect to spend a total of about between 120 – 150 hours on this course – which includes textbook reading and discussion, website activities, and blogs.


Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Research Methods for the Social Sciences by Lumen Learning is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Share This Book