6. Grading Scale and Assignments
Note on Grading ScaleThe whole course is based on 1000 points. Each individual assignment will be marked on a four-point scale, the same as your GPA. Thus, if a particular exercise is worth 40 points, and you get 30 on it, then you earned 75%, or a B.
- Participation Portfolios (300 pts)
Online, informal writing assignments based on the assigned readings and discussion topics.
- Exercises (250 pts)
More formal than the participation assignments. (These prepare you for the major papers.)
- Papers (300 pts)
Two formal papers (3-4, and 6-8 pages in length).
- Final Project (150pts)
A creative, in-depth presentation of an important issue in game studies; the topic is related to your 6-8 page research paper.