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ERIC Number: EJ787214
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 30
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Scratch This! The IF-AT as a Technique for Stimulating Group Discussion and Exposing Misconceptions
Cotner, Sehoya; Baepler, Paul; Kellerman, Anne
Journal of College Science Teaching, v37 n4 p48-53 Mar-Apr 2008
Frequent and immediate feedback is critical for learning and retaining content as well as developing effective learning teams (Michaelson, Knight, and Fink 2004). The Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IF-AT) provides a single and efficient way for learners to self-assess their progress in a course and to structure significant small-group discussion. Used within the proper context, the IF-AT succeeds as a relatively simple, low-tech tool for providing immediate feedback, targeting student misconceptions, and generating group discussion. (Contains 2 figures and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A