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Re: MReader settings

Ben, Although I've seen some people give grades for any amount of reading and up to a maximum target, I prefer to have a minimum and maximum with increments in
Glen Hill
6:42 PM
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6709

Re: MReader settings

Ben--Yes, that's how we've been doing it for a while.  Be it a 'Reading and Vocabulary' class, a 'Writing'  or a 'Listening/Reading' class, we usually have
hudson murrell
5:46 PM
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6708

Re: MReader settings

Yes, the word counts are helpful. Does everyone do this on a pass/fail basis? I'm thinking about having ER count for 30% of the semester grade, and give the
Ben Shearon
5:33 PM
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6707

Re: MReader settings

Tom, Thanks for that confirmation. And an additional thanks for those word count targets. I was pleased to see them because they agree with what my small
Glen Hill
5:08 PM
#6707
 
6706

Re: MReader settings

I think 70% is ok. On Sunday, April 19, 2015 9:35 PM, "'Thomas N. Robb' tomrobb@... [ExtensiveReading]" wrote:   In
Frank Christensen
Apr 19
#6706
 
6705

Re: MReader settings

In a partial response to Glenski, I can say this... No one, to my knowledge, has done a study to see how often a quiz can be passed if the questions are
Thomas N. Robb
Apr 19
#6705
 
6704

Re: MReader settings

MReader doesn't have word count targets for promotion implemented either. There are a couple of problems with that concept. 1) The number of words required for
Thomas N. Robb
Apr 18
#6704
 
6703

Re: MReader settings

Ben, Can't answer your question about word count targets, but I vaguely recall hearing it was possible in MReader (not Moodle Reader, which is what we use). I
Glen Hill
Apr 18
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6702

Re: MReader settings

Hi everyone Thanks for all the replies. I have put the setting back to 60% for now, and will talk to my students next week to see how they found everything.
Ben Shearon
Apr 17
#6702
 
6701

Re: MReader settings

Just wondering if anyone (Tom?) had done a study of any sort to see what percent of students could pass the quizzes by simply answering at random. I've
Glen Hill
Apr 17
#6701
 
6700

Re: MReader settings

Hi, Last semester I upped the percentage to 70% after the 15th class was finished until near when grades are due for one student who had not satisfied but was
chivers.leslie@...
Apr 17
#6700
 
6699

Re: YLs of New ORT series

Hi Akio Thank you! Do you have the data for OUP's inFact series? All the best
Ben Shearon
Apr 16
#6699
 
6698

Re: MReader settings

Remember that the object of MReader is simply to test whether they have read the book or not, it isn't supposed to test overall comprehension. The questions
Thomas N. Robb
Apr 16
#6698
 
6697

Re: MReader settings

Have always stayed with the default 60%. Same feelings as Bjorn. If you think your kids are especially high level go-getters, give it a try at 70%, but since
Glen Hill
Apr 16
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6696

Re: MReader settings

Hi Ben, I have found that 60% is pretty fair. Some questions are very detailed oriented and I have actually failed a few quizzes that I took myself if I didn't
Bjorn Fuisting
Apr 16
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