To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test
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|Fri, 01-21-2011 - 8:57pm|
Have you seen this article or others like it? A new study claims that test taking helps students recall info better than other types of studying.
"Taking a test is not just a passive mechanism for assessing how much people know, according to new research. It actually helps people learn, and it works better than a number of other studying techniques."
Read the whole article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/21/science/21memory.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&hpw
I'd like to have more details on what kinds of tests they were and how they were constructed.