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Exploring the testing 'effect' to enable knowledge retention and deployment in the Key Stage 3 History classroom

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This project aims to explore two interrelated issues. First, it seeks to probe recent interest in with research from experimental cognitive psychology regarding the use of low-stakes tests as a learning and memory tool rather than a summative assessment instrument. The idea that frequent testing of key dates, names and information as a way to improve student learning, produce superior performance in examinations and overcome social and economic deprivation has been seen as an exciting...

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DARS
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Type of award:
MSc
Level of award:
Masters
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University of Oxford
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2017-01-26

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