Category Archives: testing effect

Learn before testing or test before learning?

I’m just catching up on my reading of New Scientist and in last week’s (13th July) issue I have found this from a ‘one minute’ interview with Anant Agarwal, president of the edX MOOC provider. Question: What was the first … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

I’m not sure about the detail of this one, but as a physicist I couldn’t resist the analogy between quantum mechanics and the testing effect! ‘The testing effect represents a conundrum, a small version of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle in … Continue reading

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The testing effect

This will be my final post that picks up a theme from CAA 2011 , but the potential implications of this one are massive. For the past few weeks I have been trying to get my head around the significance of the ideas I was … Continue reading

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