You’re right. It is supposed to be a fun site for everyone. Including the people who write the lessons and see people giving trollIsh answers that technically meet the requirements and have to be given outstanding.The reality is there are RP sites with similar age limits and just as much potential for all of the same people with all of the same difficulties with writing. And yet. They have 3 times the active users or more. Now does that mean WoP should become these sites? No, they focus on one subject rather than having 20+ sites for different fandoms. But it does show that a slight adjustment to the grading would be unlikely to deter anyone and could potentially improve the site for everyone involved.
Points are given for those who get homework back, so those who just want to slap the minimum and move to the next already get their points and won’t care if they get a good and still get the same amount, but All of those who want to put effort would have the opportunity for a small bit of recognition for it that would matter.
and the point that the grading could be rather subjective is kind of moot. As I mentioned earlier that professors can already be subjective about pretty much anything except creativity or effort.
My comment was in regards to your claim that giving an outstanding would be the same as real life grading, and the inaccuracy in that statement.
And to point out that even if the standards were adjusted to allow for a better reward for effort that was in line with the terms used for grades, and allow encouragement for people to develop their writing with a small shift in grades.It would still Not be as harsh as IRL grading of people at the youngest allowed age on site.
It isn’t discouraging Creativity to have a grading scale that allows for more room to grade assignments.Not only that, but on some sites professors and Assistant Teachers have given lower grades than outstanding despite answering all the requirements creatively because the question was answered in something other than a direct statement. This being upheld by other staff. Which means that adjusting the grading system slightly would not really be that much more subjective than it already is when it comes down to how it is already handled.Ironically, I think you will find that the older people who have mentioned something like this are generally lenient graders who would be fair. The harshest grades and feedback I have seen have come from younger graders closer to the minimum age or secondary/high school.
And professors have the ability to adjust grades for students anyways, which means any student young or old who was being harsh in their grading could be overruled.
Tbf, real life homework doesn’t use an Outstanding and Exceeds Expectations because of the fact that answering multiple choice questions correctly is a 100.
Due to the harshness of IRL grading in writing assignments to get a 100, it doesn’t really fit that idea anyways though. Writing is rarely graded like IRL multiple choice questions are, and we were writing those at 13.but tbf, most classes I have been in that area will tend to try and do things for students if they put in extra effort in a writing class and have more than the minimum requirements. And most teachers don’t give a 100 just for meeting the minimums anyways in writing classes I have taken. In WoP, there is already no counting off even though the answers are completely wrong as long as they attempted to answer the question.If we are counting off for forgetting to put that it came from our head, it is kinda silly to say that having some consideration for effort is too far.
Cool. And every site should have a clear standard and description of anything that doesn’t fit in 1x. Hence putting it on SITE WIDE feedback since multiple WoX sites just say “suitable for everyone”.
EU isn’t the only site, so it’s great you have the site set up well but not the point of the post as the question was what the is considered 1x. Not where on a site it is found.
Please read the question before answering.
It doesn't have to do with topics specifically, but I disagree it should be acceptable for a 5 year old. 13 is the limit, so 13 should be the youngest consideration for age. It has to do with other site aspects that have things seen as not 1x that are not as "triggering" as things that are considered 1x.
The suitable for everyone of any age also doesn't fit when you see sites like WoEC.
And the WoP rating system is not clear at all.
I think it needs to just be left to the person in the club. While some may just avoid saying it because they probably shouldn't be in the position, some of them don't say anything because they hang on to apps for when a spot opens up later. Though usually they tell you that before or when you apply.
I have noticed this tends to be done more by the ones I know are older IRL though. A lot of the younger people who get put in jobs just don't have a lot of experience and it shows sometimes.
I like the thought in the idea, but I have not been impressed by some of the WoP staff on some sites. Like the HM and MoM on a couple sites need to have a feedback like this feedback site that goes to the people who put them in place.
If the staff were fair about giving out points it would be a good idea though.
I agree with this even for the news articles, but sometimes the content is restricted more than the rating would allow because of management preferences. So that might be part of the problem.
The site I am on requires a trigger warning if there is content in a backstory, even if it is technically 1x but might upset more sensitive users.
Other sites like WoP do this. Granted they don't have a bunch of reskinned sites, so they have more focus on features for one thing.
But yeah. Neat idea.
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