ERIC Number: EJ1094001
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
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Using Reading Quizzes in STEM Classes--The What, Why, and How
Hodges, Linda C.; Anderson, Eric C.; Carpenter, Tara S.; Cui, Lili; Gierasch, Tiffany Malinky; Leupen, Sarah; Nanes, Kalman M.; Wagner, Cynthia R.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v45 n1 Sep 2015
Many active learning pedagogies depend on students' preparing for class in advance. One common method for holding students accountable for this preparation is the use of reading quizzes. When used thoughtfully, reading quizzes can also actually promote student learning through the testing effect. In this article we describe why and how we use reading quizzes in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics courses.
Descriptors: Reading Tests, STEM Education, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Science Education, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
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