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Assessing intelligence: Testing and grade inflation in college

Richard Huish College Exam Hall

Richard Huish College Exam Hall

Not many of us like tests. But testing has long been seen as the best means for assessing intelligence and what students have learned from their instructors. So how is that view affected by the possibility of grade inflation in college? And is grade inflation really a problem, or has its impact been blown out of proportion?

Boosting learning

The whole purpose of college, and education in general, is for people to walk away with a certain mastery of a subject, as well as the ability to process new information as it comes to them. Read more