Educational Assessment

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Assignments with Significance

It has been estimated that college students across the globe devote in excess of a billion hours per year to “disposable” assignments (Wiley, 2016). Students view

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This article first appeared in the Teaching Professor on October 1, 2017. © Magna Publications. All rights reserved.  In face-to-face courses, learning is compartmentalized into blocks that

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Five Reasons to Stop Giving Exams in Class

It is a common, but not universal practice to administer exams to students in class (e.g., Rovai, 2000). Traditionally, students come to class and take

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