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Awesome Power of the Humble Quiz

Dr. Tori Mondelli argues that the low-stakes quizzing has an enduring impact on learning.

Helpful Resouces

Dr. Maryellen Weimer makes a compelling case for the humble quiz in this article from Faculty Focus titled “Using Cumulative Exams to Help Students Revisit, Review, and Retain Course Content.” (accessed on March 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.).

For an in-depth discussion, read the book “Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning” by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel. It’s findings are quite remarkable with startling implications for how we can improve our own learning and teaching.

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