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General Discussion

Vrund Patel
Vrund Patel
11,994 Points

I have noticed in some courses that there is an extra credit option. I wanted to know how that works. Thanks.

Extra Credit

4 Answers

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,662 Points

Hi Vrund,

Extra credit tasks are basically a way for you to take on a new challenge without the help of the teacher, you don't get points for it but you are more than welcome to share your code here on the forum and get feedback and opinions from other students.

Philip Shaw
Philip Shaw
2,888 Points

The term 'Extra Credit' may therefore be a bit confusing.

Debby Beachy
PLUS
Debby Beachy
Courses Plus Student 2,096 Points

I have noticed this too, in fact there is a grayed out star beside the challenge. So I completed my extra credit challenge today, but I don't get an highlighted star or extra credit?

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,662 Points

Hi Debby,

As I said above extra credit challenges don't earn you points therefore it won't unlock as there's no way for the system to verify you've completed the challenge correctly, essentially it's a way for you to gain more knowledge about the language you're working with, without the teachers help.