Management 3550 Ohio University
Creativity & Innovation Last Updated: August 23, 2019
Basic Elements
Student Bio Sheet
Topic Schedule
Quiz Form
Evaluation Elements
Comprehensive Exam
Grade Criteria
Current Grade Sheet
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A Word (or More) About Grading Criteria

Your goal is to pile up enough points to earn the grade of your choice. Grades are not decided by percentages but by points earned. Some of the points are easier to earn than others. For example, everyone will get full credit by attending class the first day and submitting the Jung Typology. You should also earn all of the Mandala points just by following directions. You can earn most of the Readings Quiz points by keeping up with the reading assignments and regularly attending class.

I DO NOT assign final grades based on a “curve” (i.e., the grading scale is fixed). I DO NOT "bump up" final grades no matter how close they may be to the next level. There is no limit on the number of As and Bs that will be given. You are not in competition with your fellow students. I expect to give no Fs. If it looks like this may happen, I will talk to you so that we can solve the problem.

Grading is sometimes a subjective process and I will be happy to discuss any evaluation concerns you may have. Please do not attempt to “pick at” points or ambush me at the end of the semester in an effort to salvage your grade. Such attempts, at best, will be frowned upon and, at worst, may lead to instructor-student conflict.

Grading Scale

Use the following scale to determine how many points you need to accumulate to get the grade you want:

282 or more points
270 to 281 points
261 to 269 points
252 to 260 points
240 to 251 points
231 to 239 points
222 to 230 points
210 to 221 points
201 to 209 points
192 to 200 points
180 to 191 points
179 or fewer points

Evaluation Elements

Here is the breakdown of points and the percentage of the final grade each element constitutes:


Readings Quizzes (5)

Comprehensive Exam

Individual Projects (3)
   Jung Typology Test
   Movie Journal

Group Projects (4)
   Project I Report
   Project II Presentation
   Group Member Evaluations
   Project II Report


10 (3%)

10 (3%)
15 (5%)
25 (8%)

25 (8%)
25 (8%)
25 (8%)
50 (17%)


50 (17%)

75 (25%)

50 (17%)

125 (42%)


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Printable pages (e.g., topic schedules, syllabi) have been optimized for printing with half-inch margins and no headers or footers. These pages have been carefully screened for inaccuracies, but content may not be consistent with that presented in class. When inconsistencies arise, please feel free to contact Dr. Holbrook or stop by 308 Copeland Hall.

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