Retrieval practice with short-answer, multiple-choice, and hybrid tests.

Abstract

Retrieval practice improves meaningful learning, and the most frequent way of implementing retrieval practice in classrooms is to have students answer questions. In four experiments (N=372) we investigated the effects of different question formats on learning. Students read educational texts and practised retrieval by answering short-answer, multiple-choice… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2013.831454

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