Tina Falkner, director of compliance and continuity at the University of Minnesota, tells the Minnesota Daily why faculty are more consistent these days determining when to reward students with extra credit:
“We had heard from students that extra credit was being inconsistently offered. It was being offered to those who asked for it, but other students didn’t even know they could.”
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.