Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at engr.psu.edu
Mon Nov 9 13:39:42 EST 2009

On Nov 7, 2009, at 6:11 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to
> build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying
> to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
> 				– Rich Cook

I couldn't resist. Today I received this from the software gurus who  
maintain our web course software. Clearly, the Universe is also  
producing a lot of software engineers :-)

> Information Technology Services (ITS) has resolved the Gradebook  
> issue in which a student's overall grade may have been displayed  
> incorrectly when exporting and printing the Gradebook. In this view,  
> a student's percentage grade may have been rounded up to the nearest  
> whole number and be assigned a letter grade based on the rounding.  
> For example, if an A is defined as 90% in a course, a student with  
> an overall percentage score of 89.7% will be awarded an A in the  
> print view but a B+ elsewhere in the Gradebook.
> This issue has been fixed effective November 8 (Sunday) at 6:00 a.m.
> Sincerely,
> The ANGEL Support Staff


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