« on: October 13, 2005, 10:36:45 PM »
I never said all profs use seating charts. FWIW, every one of mine does, and they have our student ID pics on there as well. I've heard of many other schools that have seating charts, and more and more with pics included after a few weeks of classes.
jc, the OP on top says his hypo would work in case the non-responding student would be taking a class not with his section ... which means that the professor would not have his picture in the section catalog
However, I don't think it's a viable idea for the reason that the professor can examine the attendance sheet to see if the student he called on was present but did not respond or he was really absent that day.