GUEST POST: How Does Testing Affect Related, Untested Content? – The Learning Scientists Blog

You’re doing everything right as an instructor.  You encourage your students to study using flashcards and other forms of retrieval practice (i.e., recalling information from memory) and regularly administer quizzes during class.  But, due to practical constraints, you can’t possibly test your students on all the content they need to know.  Similarly, students who study using retrieval practice are unlikely to test themselves on every course concept in preparation for an upcoming exam.

Source: GUEST POST: How Does Testing Affect Related, Untested Content?

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