|A||Outstanding performance||100 - 90|
|B||Above average performance||89 - 80|
|C||Average performance||79 - 70|
|D||Below average performance||69 - 60|
|F||Failing||59 and below|
|W/N||Withdrawal - No Grade (Student withdrew from course with satisfactory performance.)|
|W/F||Withdrawal - Fail (Student withdrew from course with unsatisfactory performance.)|
The purpose of the final examination is to validate student mastery of key course concepts and standards. IVPA courses are designed to teach students to understand the powerful connections that surround reading, demonstrating comprehension and successfully mastering the course. The final exam is not the sole determiner of student achievement; however, students are required to take and successfully pass a final exam in most IVPA courses.
In order to facilitate learning goals and academic integrity, instructors may, at their discretion, choose to administer discussion-based assessments and/or face-to-face exams.