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6 strategies for discouraging cheating in auditorium testing situations

Preparing and giving exams are important parts of the job for most teachers. Giving exams in large classes — those with more than 50 students — present some special challenges. I know that from my experience in teaching a course with more than 150 students. Here are some tips for promoting a good testing situation […]

All calm for Quiz 1

Testing can cause anxiety for students and for the teacher. I’ve found a higher anxiety level when testing in an auditorium course like MMC 2100. Do I have enough copies of the test and of the Scantrons? Are all the questions clear? One poorly worded question could lead to more than 100 hands in the […]