There are numerous topics that I want to discuss regarding workload, grading outlines..etc, but the number and frequency of quizzes is bugging me the most. College students are supposed to expect to be put under constant pressure, and study on regular (daily) basis; revising notes and doing homework after every lecture. But isn't having six quizzes every two weeks (in which the quiz happens to be six days before a midterm) too much? The argument for having a lot of frequent quizzes is that they are short and cover a reasonable amount of course material, and most importantly having proper studying material, resource, TAs...etc. that are accessible. What do you think is appropriate for quizzes or tests? I am taking four engineering courses; all of them have six quizzes every two weeks, and two of them have labs (lab reports and pre-labs). Do you think that attendance policies would play part in this?