A student wrote to the TA. The message was forwarded to me:
> Hi *******, this is << name withheld >> from your discussion section. > I just realized a major problem: I failed to turn in the programming > assignment on time. I've had it done for about two weeks actually, > I just never logged on and submitted it. Is there any way to recover > partial credit despite this stupid mistake? I have not talked to > anyone about the program either before or after the deadline; it > just came to me a few minutes ago that it had been due (after I > read Linda's email concerning the 2nd programming assignment). > Although it is probably too much of a hassle for the TA's, and > possibly not acceptable, I would be willing to redo some sort of > equivalent program (if there are worries about other people > having talked to me about the program). Thanks, any advice you could > give me on this matter is appreciated. > > << name withheld >>
I am instructing my TAs to give the student a 0 on this assignment. Given the email above, I considered giving the student a -100 on the programming assignment, but decided not to.
I will add no further comment here.