Effects of posting examinations and answer keys on students' study methods and test performance.

@article{Lake2009EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of posting examinations and answer keys on students' study methods and test performance.},
  author={Emerson Lake and David William Chambers},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={
          601-13
        }
}
A rich database was assembled to test the validity of contradictory claims about the effects of policy regarding posting of code-protected individual student scores and keyed examination questions. Four second-year lecture courses, each in a specialty area and each testing using multiple-choice examinations at the end of quarters, were compared. Two of the courses follow the practice of regularly posting scores and keyed questions; one holds review sessions during subsequent quarters to discuss… CONTINUE READING