Words Students Don't Know

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anisogamy:
Impetus.

I suspect that the student who asked me wasn't the only one who took the exam who didn't know what it meant.

funkypeanut:
Quote from: anisogamy on April 01, 2013, 12:54:03 pm

Impetus.

I suspect that the student who asked me wasn't the only one who took the exam who didn't know what it meant.


I had a similar problem with the same word on an exam last semester. In the same class I also had a student who didn't know what "evaluate" meant.

porcupine:
"No."

As in, "No, you may not use a cellphone during class, No, you may not sit there sleeping instead of paying attention," etc.

funkypeanut:
submit

porcupine:
"Deadline."

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