BYU-I Data Science Society Winter 2020
J. Hathaway
hathawayj@byui.edu

Are you going where you want to end up?

Are Grades like Airline Points?

After earning a fortune in airline miles …, by Allison Schrager

What is wrong with the use of the word fortune with respect to airline miles?

Earning a grade or learning?

The central argument here is that by acting as if grading motivates learning, we put both student and faculty energies in the wrong places. Does grading represent learning? Maybe ... but mostly, grading motivates getting grades.

Diane Pike, The Tyrranny of Dead Ideas in Teaching

Program Changes

byuidatascience.github.io/development.html

Data Science Major Growth