Post-Test Analysis

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A Post-Test Analysis is a two-stage process that is divided into several steps designed to help students develop greater awareness of their test-preparing and test-taking skills.

Test-Taking Teams

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In Test-Taking Teams, students work in groups to prepare for a test. They then take the test, first individually and next as a group.

Role Play

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A Role Play is a created situation in which students deliberately act out or assume characters or identities they would not normally assume.

Case Studies

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With Case Studies, student teams review a real-life problem scenario in depth. Team members apply course concepts to identify and evaluate alternative approaches to solving the problem.

Triple Jump

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A Triple-Jump is a three-step technique that requires students to think through and attempt to solve a real-world problem.

Dyadic Essays

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In Dyadic Essays, students: 1). complete a content unit, identify a central question, and draft an answer to that question, 2). exchange questions with a peer and prepare responses, and 3). pairs read and compare the model and in-class answers.

Variations

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In Variations, students create an altered version of the original, such as rewriting the ending of a story or imagining the consequences of a changed event in history.

Dyadic Interviews

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In Dyadic Interviews, student pairs take turns asking each other questions that tap into values, attitudes, beliefs, and prior experiences that are relevant to course content or learning goals.

Advance Organizers

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An Advance Organizer is a tool that professors can present to students prior to a lecture to help them structure the information they are about to learn.

IRAs

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When using IRA’s, students complete a written response to a reading assignment that includes three components: 1) Insights, 2) Resources, and 3) Application.