The following is amended from the grading scale of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education, University of Victoria, which includes an interpretation of grades.
|Percentage Equivalent||Letter Grade||Grade Point Value||Description|
|An A+, A, or A- is earned by work which is technically superior, shows mastery of the subject matter, and in the case of an A+ offers original insight and/or goes beyond course expectations. Normally achieved by a minority of students.|
|A B+, B, or B- is earned by work that indicates a good comprehension of the course material, a good command of the skills needed to work with the course material, and the student’s full engagement with the course requirements and activities. A B+ represents a more complex understanding and/or application of the course material. Normally achieved by the largest number of students.|
|A C+ or C is earned by work that indicates an adequate comprehension of the course material and the skills needed to work with the course material and that indicates the student has met the basic requirements for completing assigned work and/or participating in class activities.|
|50–59||D||1||A D is earned by work that indicates minimal command of the course materials and/or minimal participation in class activities that is worthy of course credit.|
|P||Pass (used for Instructional Skills Workshop only)|
|F||Fail (used for Instructional Skills Workshop only)|
NOTE: Grades are not final until approved by the Continuing Studies in Education unit.