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Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Department of Graduate Psychology
Currently, researchers are conducting many studies on n improving teaching methods. However, research is underdeveloped is improving testing formats so that they can promote student achievement. One way of improving testing could be to incorporate feedback into the testing procedure. This study replicated and extended past research done Epstein, Epstein, & Brosvic’s (2001) by for a testing technique called the Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IF-AT), which allows test takers to receive immediate feedback on each response during testing. I extended Epstein’s research by including two new conditions (scantron with feedback and computerized IF-AT). Results showed that adding feedback into the scantron produced significantly higher performance than the scantron, IF-AT, and CIF-AT on both identical and comparable items on the post test.
Smiley, Whitney Flemming, "A systematic evaluation of the immediate feedback assessment technique" (2011). Masters Theses. 331.