Some universities deduct students’ work if assignment is given late. What is your opinion and suggest some alternative actions?
There are certain tasks students are expected to complete while studying at a university. One of them is the assignments but some teachers deduct marks if the assignments are submitted late. This essay will discuss how this practice is useless for the development of the students.
To begin with, the fear deduction of marks might force the students to copy the assignment in order to submit on time without understanding it. As a result, the students do not learn anything new about the topic as well as they do not develop skills of critical thinking. For instance, most of the universities in rural areas of Pakistan still give less marks if the assignments are submitted not on time and students of these universities perform poorly when they compete with other students of Pakistan in analytical tests such as NTS and GRE. Therefore, this practice should be stopped in order to promote learning among students.
There are numerous other methods to encourage a student to submit assignments on time. One of them is to have a competition for the best assignment in a month, which will make students to submit on time and at the same time they will try to improve the quality of their work, promoting learning. For example, the best concepts that I developed at the university was in the subject of "Theory of Structures" as our teacher used to give 1000 rupees for the best assignment of the week. Thus, such steps should be taken instead of deducting of marks.
In conclusion, forcefully submitting assignments on time is not useful but other methods such as holding a competition for the best assignment will give better results in terms of learning. In my opinion, more different methods should be developed to promote learning instead of deducting marks.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
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...s in rural areas of Pakistan still give less marks if the assignments are submitted ...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, if, so, still, therefore, thus, well, while, for example, for instance, in conclusion, such as, as a result, as well as, in my opinion, to begin with
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 13.0 10.5418719212 123% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 8.0 6.10837438424 131% => OK
Conjunction : 5.0 8.36945812808 60% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 3.0 5.94088669951 50% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 15.0 20.9802955665 71% => OK
Preposition: 51.0 31.9359605911 160% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 5.75862068966 156% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1486.0 1207.87684729 123% => OK
No of words: 299.0 242.827586207 123% => OK
Chars per words: 4.96989966555 5.00649968141 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.1583189471 3.92707691288 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.83486988901 2.71678728327 104% => OK
Unique words: 150.0 139.433497537 108% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.501672240803 0.580463131201 86% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 457.2 379.143842365 121% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.57093596059 95% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 4.6157635468 43% => OK
Article: 3.0 1.56157635468 192% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.71428571429 117% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 0.931034482759 0% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 3.65517241379 82% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 13.0 12.6551724138 103% => OK
Sentence length: 23.0 20.5024630542 112% => OK
Sentence length SD: 60.4514573706 50.4703680194 120% => OK
Chars per sentence: 114.307692308 104.977214359 109% => OK
Words per sentence: 23.0 20.9669160288 110% => OK
Discourse Markers: 11.8461538462 7.25397266985 163% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.12807881773 97% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.33497536946 19% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 7.0 6.9802955665 100% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 2.75862068966 109% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 2.91625615764 103% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.188752113245 0.242375264174 78% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0735783397297 0.0925447433944 80% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.069015814232 0.071462118173 97% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.124644522898 0.151781067708 82% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0335148822391 0.0609392437508 55% => OK
automated_readability_index: 13.5 12.6369458128 107% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 56.59 53.1260098522 107% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.54236453202 135% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 10.9458128079 101% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.84 11.5310837438 103% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.84 8.32886699507 94% => OK
difficult_words: 58.0 55.0591133005 105% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 9.94827586207 80% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.2 10.3980295567 108% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 10.5123152709 114% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 80.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 72.0 Out of 90
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