ASKING EFFECTIVE QUESTIONS

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PROFESSOR GEMA ZAMARRO

How does the question order impact student performance on tests? 

Research suggests that changing the question order of a test can have various effects on student performance. 
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DR NICK SODERSTROM

What are the benefits of pre-testing?

Pre-testing can improve attention and learning, boost self-esteem and discourage students from prematurely assuming mastery.
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DR NICK SODERSTROM

How to create effective pre-test questions

Focussing on the level of difficulty and the nature of the questions asked can help the effectiveness of pre-test questions.
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DR LUKAS MUNDELSEE

Does Think, Pair, Share encourage students to participate in class?

Research suggests the pairing phase plays a vital role in promoting class participation. 
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DR LUKAS MUNDELSEE

Do extended Wait Times positively affect student participation?

Extending Wait Times to 10 seconds can enhance students’ ability to process their thoughts and increase voluntary participation.
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DR LUKAS MUNDELSEE

How to improve paired discussion in the classroom

Dr Mundelsee provides ways to optimise communication between partners during Think-Pair-Share.
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DR ALICE LATIMIER

Should we question students before and after they are taught information?

Combining the two strategies can be a useful strategy to enhance student learning. 
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DR FARIA SANA

Should you swap your learning objectives out for pre-questions? 

Find out what makes pre-questions a low-cost, time efficient and easily implementable solution to enhance student outcomes.
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DR SHANA CARPENTER

What are pre-questions, why do they work, and how can you use them? 

Find out more about why incorporating pre-questions into your practice can be so useful.

DR KRIPA SUNDAR

Does changing the type of question impact students’ Retrieval Practice? 

A discussion which compares multiple-choice questions to open-ended questions, specifically the effect that question type can have on improving students’ Retrieval Practice.
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BLAKE HARVARD

How to use multiple-choice questions 

Discover the versatility of multiple-choice questions and tips for how to use them effectively. 
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BLAKE HARVARD

What makes a great multiple-choice questionnaire? 

Learn about how the number of potential answers, design, and structure of the multiple-choice questionnaire (MCQ) should be considered when designing a great MCQ. 
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BLAKE HARVARD

How to avoid common multiple-choice question mistakes 

Find out how to turn multiple-choice question mistakes into a unique learning opportunity and create a collaborative learning experience that utilises Retrieval Practice.
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BLAKE HARVARD

What are reverse-engineered multiple-choice questions? 

Learn about a unique technique in which the students create questions to multiple-choice questionnaires.
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PROFESSOR GEMA ZAMARRO
RESEARCHER

How does the question order impact student performance on tests? 

Research suggests that changing the question order of a test can have various effects on student performance.
DR NICK SODERSTROM
RESEARCHER

What are the benefits of pre-testing? 

Pre-testing can improve attention and learning, boost self-esteem and discourage students from prematurely assuming mastery.
DR NICK SODERSTROM
RESEARCHER

How to create effective pre-test questions 

Focussing on the level of difficulty and the nature of the questions asked can help the effectiveness of pre-test questions.
DR LUKAS MUNDELSEE
RESEARCHER

Does Think, Pair, Share encourage students to participate in class?

Research suggests the pairing phase plays a vital role in promoting class participation.
DR LUKAS MUNDELSEE
RESEARCHER

Do extended Wait Times positively affect student participation?

Extending Wait Times to 10 seconds can enhance students’ ability to process their thoughts and increase voluntary participation.
DR LUKAS MUNDELSEE
RESEARCHER

How to improve paired discussion in the classroom

Dr Mundelsee provides ways to optimise communication between partners during Think-Pair-Share.
DR ALICE LATIMIER
RESEARCHER

Should we question students before and after they are taught information? 

Combining the two strategies can be a useful strategy to enhance student learning.
DR FARIA SANA
RESEARCHER

Should you swap your learning objectives out for pre-questions? 

Find out what makes pre-questions a low-cost, time efficient and easily implementable solution to enhance student outcomes.
DR SHANA CARPENTER
RESEARCHER

What are pre-questions, why do they work, and how can you use them?   

Find out more about why incorporating pre-questions into your practice can be so useful.
DR KRIPA SUNDAR
RESEARCHER

Does changing the type of question impact students’ Retrieval Practice?  

A discussion which compares multiple-choice questions to open-ended questions, specifically the effect that question type can have on improving students’ Retrieval Practice.
BLAKE HARVARD
RESEARCHER

How to use multiple-choice questions 

Discover the versatility of multiple-choice questions and tips for how to use them effectively. 
BLAKE HARVARD
RESEARCHER

What makes a great multiple-choice questionnaire? 

Learn about how the number of potential answers, design, and structure of the multiple-choice questionnaire (MCQ) should be considered when designing a great MCQ.
BLAKE HARVARD
RESEARCHER

How to avoid common multiple-choice question mistakes

Find out how to turn multiple-choice question mistakes into a unique learning opportunity and create a collaborative learning experience that utilises Retrieval Practice.
BLAKE HARVARD
RESEARCHER

What are reverse-engineered multiple-choice questions? 

Learn about a unique technique in which the students create questions to multiple-choice questionnaires.

BRADLEY BUSCH

Using psychologically rich questions in the classroom

Bradley explores the research on questioning techniques and suggests effective techniques for asking questions.

BRADLEY BUSCH
PRESENTER

Using psychologically rich questions in the classroom

Bradley explores the research on questioning techniques and suggests effective techniques for asking questions.
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