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    So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    Just happend to my lecture class. Seriously what a *****, she didn't specify anything about our assignment and now shes going off on us and failed all of us. Just wanted to know if anything like that has happend to you guys before?



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    One of my sections averaged a D- on our last exam. It was clearly explained, and for one reason or another, people didn't answer the questions.

    Do the work. That's my answer. Do the work.


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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    Oh we did the work, she claimed we were "cheating" by taking images off of google and citing them properly. She never told us what source was or wasn't availible.



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    If an entire class does that poorly it's more than likely a reflection of the professor or the course.



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    Never seen that before.

    I'd go to your academic adviser and elevate it the issue as much as possible. That's ridiculous.


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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    I'm pretty ****** off right now about the whole situation, as my GPA is good.



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    I had a similar situation over a TA misplacing her sweater (claimed stolen but found later):

    Professor threatens point deduction following string of thefts - Iowa State Daily: News




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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    Just happend to my lecture class. Seriously what a *****, she didn't specify anything about our assignment and now shes going off on us and failed all of us. Just wanted to know if anything like that has happend to you guys before?
    Before curves, absolutely. My thermo teacher loved that sort of thing. We'd all be contemplating dropping the course and he'd post the scale at 60% = A.

    Also, of course Sturges every semester threatened to report half the class for using the solution manual on homework because he put an error in one of the solutions.



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    There was no internet when I went to school.



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kberyldial View Post
    There was no internet when I went to school.
    same here. or cell phones



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    Technically its one assignment but it's 20% of the grade. So it would drastically lower everyones.



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    Sounds like an empty threat to get people to properly cite images/articles/etc.




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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    Accounting class two years ago, we all did horrible on a test and/or quiz, the professor blamed us. Enough bad evaluations, complaints to the advisers we're made. I dont even think he still teaches at ISU now because of it.

    I've been hearing awful things about an econ teacher acting in the same manner this year about overall poor class results, and blaming the students.



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    Re: So have you had a professor fail a whole class before?

    Quote Originally Posted by kberyldial View Post
    There was no internet when I went to school.
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