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ERIC Number: EJ364275
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Effects of Student Confidence and Item Difficulty on Test Score Gains Due to Answer Changing.
Ramsey, Philip H.; And Others
Teaching of Psychology, v14 n4 p206-10 Dec 1987
Reports on an evaluation of answer changing on multiple choice tests. States that any change a student is inclined to make, no matter how low the confidence, was found to lead to a significant gain. Concludes that students who change answers are likely to benefit despite the widely held belief that "first impressions are best." (GEA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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