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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Georgia Southern University

Student learning

2011

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Utilizing Feedback In On-Line Quizzes To Improve Student Learning And Retention, Melody Jewell Mar 2011

Utilizing Feedback In On-Line Quizzes To Improve Student Learning And Retention, Melody Jewell

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The most powerful tool to helping students learn is feedback, but it must be delivered promptly. The feedback is designed to tell the student where they went wrong, to further develop their understanding through explanation and then give them an opportunity to demonstrate they have learned the material. In this study, multiple-choice on-line quizzes were given to chemistry survey classes. Students took the quiz once, then immediately receive their score and the ability to view feedback. Each student could choose to re-take the quiz (different questions, same concepts) knowing if they chose a second attempt that score would be their ...