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Old 12-07-2017, 02:02 PM
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Personally, I am skeptical of anything that doesn't have blind grading, which you simply don't have at a university. The student's name is right there on the paper, test, whatever.
You dont write your name on an exam script.

Seriously, so much misinformation floating around here about the UK.

You are given a student number and an exam number at a UK University.

During an exam you write down only your exam number on the script. The grader (who is independent) will not know who you are, which makes the process fair.
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You dont write your name on an exam script.

Seriously, so much misinformation floating around here about the UK.

You are given a student number and an exam number at a UK University.

During an exam you write down only your exam number on the script. The grader (who is independent) will not know who you are, which makes the process fair.
And universities like LSE use multiple graders as well as internal and external examiners.
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You dont write your name on an exam script.

Seriously, so much misinformation floating around here about the UK.

You are given a student number and an exam number at a UK University.

During an exam you write down only your exam number on the script. The grader (who is independent) will not know who you are, which makes the process fair.
When final grades are determined, does the professor know which students get which grades? Does the professor determine the final grades for each student?
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Old 12-14-2017, 02:32 PM
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When final grades are determined, does the professor know which students get which grades? Does the professor determine the final grades for each student?
The grades are determined by the usual formula. All coursework is tracked (in terms of results) for each student. These results are kept both in hardcopy and electronically at the faculty.

They final grade is based on the final exam grade (usually 75-100% of the overall grade) and coursework (0-25% of the overall grade)

The professor can only have an effect on the coursework. He has no control over the exam grading and results.

There is nothing he can do to change grades as there are too many backups.
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