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Quiz Today: Should I Skip Class?

Peter Zizler
The College Mathematics Journal
Vol. 44, No. 3 (May 2013), pp. 166-170
DOI: 10.4169/college.math.j.44.3.166
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.4169/college.math.j.44.3.166
Page Count: 5
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Quiz Today: Should I Skip Class?
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Abstract

Summary How does selective assessment, wherein one counts only the best k out of n quizzes set, impact grade inflation? Based on our analysis, a specific quantitative answer can be given to a student who plans to skip a quiz, depending, of course, on the student’s quiz writing consistency—or inconsistency.

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