When you create a Final Exam column in our online gradebooks you are prompted to enter the semester in which the exam grade should apply. There are three options “1, 2 and Y”. If the exam goes with the first semester you type 1, if it is second semester you type 2. The “Y” is for “Yes”. I have no clue what the “Y” is for but the teachers for whatever reason are enamored with it.
Teacher: Hey IT Guy, just wanted to confirm that when I put in the exam I choose “Yes”, correct?
IT Guy: No, why would you choose “Yes”. What are you agreeing to?
Teacher: The Final
IT Guy: You think your gradebook is asking you to agree to a Final?
IT Guy: Well it’s not. If you read the question that you are answering in the affirmative you would see it asks you which Semester this Exam applies. Essentially your dialogue went like this” Which semester does this Exam apply to.” “Yes”
Teacher: Oh, so what is the answer?
IT Guy: Which semester are we in?
Teacher: Oh. Fourth.
IT Guy: We don’t have a fourth semester
Teacher: Oh yeah. Sorry, second.
IT Guy: Great job.