Reviewing for Exams : Do Crossword Puzzles Help in the Success of Student Learning ?

  title={Reviewing for Exams : Do Crossword Puzzles Help in the Success of Student Learning ?},
  author={Tricia M. Davis and Brooke T. Sowers Shepherd and Tara Zwiefelhofer},
The goal of this project was to further our understanding of how students learn. Does reviewing for exams using certain teaching methods actually enhance students’ learning of course material? Through a comparative analysis of two sections of the same class the researchers tested to see if using crossword puzzles as a ‘fun’ review technique actually affects students’ exam scores as evidence of successful learning. The results revealed that some classes benefited while others did not. 

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