“I'm not doing so well in my intro to computer science course. I just took a quiz and didn't finish it. This may sound paranoid, but there's a blog that seems to be talking about the problems I'm having. They were discussing part of the program in the quiz.”
Where did student B get the idea that he was supposed to evaluate it?
Blaise Pascal wrote:
He didn't need to evaluate it to answer the quiz questions, and he wasn't asked to evaluate it.
Alexey wrote:“Anyway,”Student B continued, “I don't understand what they are talking about. What else would you do with a program but evaluate it? Isn't that what programs are for? They're telling what not to do, but not what I ought to be doing instead. Can you help me?“
He was expected to ignore the evaluation path of the sanity check form.
How should the tutor approach this? What should he or she say?