Sorry it's a tad long.
At my school, only 1 instructor teaches pathophysiology and she's the associate dept. head. Our grades are based on chapter quizzes and unit tests. The chapter quizzes are online, and set up so that you may only see 1 question at a time, you must complete the quiz in one sitting and you cannot review the questions/answers at the end, you only receive a grade. They're an extremely unhelpful tool as far as I'm concerned but that's beside the point.
Up til now, my quiz grades have been in the A-B range. I made a 66 on one yesterday and thought it was strange, I felt more confident about my answers than that. I decided to ask my friend at school how she did, to see if I really just needed to study the material better or if there was perhaps an issue w/ the online grading. I find out that 1) There IS an issue with the online grading 2) Our instructor is AWARE of this issue and 3) The instructor said to another student that "If people don't care enough about their grades to come to office hours and discuss it with me, then I don't care enough about it to change them." I am friends w/ the third student and spoke with her directly to see if my friend had misunderstood her. No, she confirmed that our instructor did say that to her.
So NOW, I'm thinking what.the.fuuck. Our teacher has admitted to a computer grading error but won't change our grades unless we specifically go to office hours? I'm sorry, but that's equivalent to making office hours mandatory which you just cannot/should not do. Please grade my assignments fairly and lets all move on.
How would your proceed? I have emailed her and asked if I needed an appointment to come to office hours to discuss my grade but I did not mention anything about knowing it was a computer grading issue. I honestly feel like dropping the class now because I don't know if I trust her to grade my assignments fairly in the future and I really don't have the time to go to office hours to review every single quiz. My cousin who is also in the nursing program is taking the same class online at a different school and says it's cake. I believe the class will be offered online at the other school again this summer so I could probably take it then.