Learning for the sake of learning

No grades in the first year of a three-year pilot course at Augsburg…

“Grades get in the way,” said Lars Christiansen, a sociology professor who is researching grades and five colleges that decided to do without them. “They become this extrinsic goal that … can be in conflict with trying to cultivate students’ intrinsic interest in what they’re learning.”
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