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Potentially a more specific subfield to label questions? In the math and physics groups, it's often difficult to tell at what level the asker's understanding is... if I'm asked a question about electromagnetism or atomic theory it's useful to know whether they're in freshman E&M or senior level quantum mechanics.

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  1. farmdawgnation
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    So are you talking about having "sub groups" or something else?

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  2. Jemurray3
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    Not that elaborate, and I dunno how well it would even work out, but just a little thing next to a question like "Calculus II" or "Introductory Physics" would be helpful.

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  3. farmdawgnation
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    We've been tossing around similar ideas as a team. I'll make sure the other team members see this though. Thanks!

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  4. Tomas.A
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    so it's same as tags? I remember shadowfiend rejected it

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    Not rejected per se, just saying we may well not implement them as such because we've already experimented in that direction. We're constantly investigating those ideas though.

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    Perhaps instead of tags, a user could fill out in their profile the classes they have already taken and the classes which they are presently taking. Example: Mathkid101 -- currently taking ( Algebra I, Earth Science I , 8th grade USA) Teacherperson314 -- B.S. Mathematics, M.S. Comp Sci (Specialty: Calc I & II, Java, C++) etc. This would make figuring out the level of a student a bit easier (though usually one can figure that out from context, I would think) and help teachers/tutors/question-answerers(?) better address the student at an appropriate level.

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