Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and LearningConnecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Dana S. Dunn, Janie H. Wilson, James Freeman, and Jeffrey R. Stowell

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199733187

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 05 April 2020

Online Quizzes

Online Quizzes

Improving Reading Compliance and Student Learning

Chapter:
(p.271) 18 Online Quizzes
Source:
Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning
Author(s):

Lonnie R. Yandell

William N. Bailey

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.003.0018

This chapter explores the issue of students' preparation for class and how Web-based testing can be used to improve reading compliance and student learning. After reviewing the evidence that students typically do not prepare for class by reading textbook assignments, it explains the rationale for using quizzes to improve reading compliance and to facilitate learning. It then argues that using out-of-class, online quizzing is an efficient and effective way to improve reading compliance. It provides an example of the application of online quizzing in a large introductory psychology class and the lessons learned using this methodology.

Keywords:   online tests, testing, quizzing, student learning, reading compliance

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .