Thursday, March 18, 2010

No more A's, Just XPs please!

A professor at Indiana University has replaced the grading system with experience points!
Students commenced the program as avatars at level one, which corresponded to zero XP and a grade of 'F'. They gained XP by completing 'quests', 'fighting monsters' and 'crafting'-- in other words, giving presentations, sitting quizzes and exams, and handing in projects.
Personally, I think it's a neat idea. Feel free to discuss your thoughts in the comments.

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1 comment:

A_R said...

Only if you get to use a +2 Wonderous Box of Wordprocessing...

I bet the attire in the class is interesting too. Some good, some not so much...