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Is this allowed?
One of my professor has a very specific way of how she wants our assignments done. But her specific way is really just her preference. I have no problem with that but recently I was told I would be receiving zero for an assignment because she wanted the file as a java extension rather than what I submitted. The assignment is still valid and she can still grade and view everything I did but it was simply not the extension she wanted it in. Also nowhere in the syllabus or the assignment instructions or assignment rubric does it specify the files have to be a certain extension. She only revealed that data 3 days after the due date and is claiming this information is available on the instructions (which it is not) and she told the class what extension she wants in class (which she did ONLY AFTER the due date). Is this allowed? Does this count as an unfair grade or does her actions seem reasonable? Btw can she simply take points if it doesn't match her preference?6 replies