[eDebate] 100 point scale, not 50

Paul Johnson paulj567
Sun Nov 4 23:40:13 CST 2007


since everyone in debate pretty much is either getting
graded on the work they are doing, or grading other
peoples work, i can see where the 100 point system has
a lot of things to support it. psychologically, it
will be easier.

-pj



--- Ross Smith <smithr at wfu.edu> wrote:

> So, we originally had in mind a 50 point scale where
> you could still use 
> half points.
> 
> My message analogizing to grades required people to
> divide 100 by 2 to 
> get the idea.
> 
> Several people have pointed out that we might as
> well use a 100 point 
> scale (without half points). Maybe it would be more
> "natural" to 
> educators and students who are used to giving and
> getting grades on such 
> a scale.
> 
> Since there is no mathematical difference, I have no
> objection (nor does 
> Gary Larson, tab engineer).
> 
> What do people think? Does the 100 point scale help
> with the gestalt?
> 
> -- 
> Ross K. Smith
> Director of Debate
> Wake Forest University
> 
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