Student Buy-In Toward Formative Assessments: The Influence of Student Factors and Importance for Course Success †

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Kathleen R. Brazeal; Brian A. Couch;
  • Publisher: American Society of Microbiology
  • Journal: Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, volume 18, issue 1 (issn: 1935-7877, eissn: 1935-7885)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v18i1.1235, pmc: PMC5410764
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | gender | LC8-6691 | Research | buy-in | QH301-705.5 | first-generation | formative assessment | course performance | clickers | Biology (General)
    mesheuropmc: education
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

Formative assessment (FA) techniques, such as pre-class assignments, in-class activities, and post-class homework, have been shown to improve student learning. While many students find these techniques beneficial, some students may not understand how they support learni... View more
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