I turned in my grades. As always, the outcomes correlate rather randomly with class participation (even though I give some credit for it), or anything else I can think of. I haven't yet run the numbers to see if there's a correlation with what row people sat in, or how they did on an ungraded “following directions exam” I gave as an experiment.
I think I'm an easy grader. Even so, the grades came out very very bunched — so I curved them to create some more at the top. The bottom, by and large, kindly selected itself.
Now the essential next steps: 1) prepare the memo to the class about the questions and answers, including model student answers; 2) get out of Dodge.
I'm going to a conference in Boulder. The Digital Broadband Migration: Examining the Internet's Ecosystem. I gather that it's not 77 degrees there like it is here…