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Usefullness of Study Guide

I have seen instructors call a wide range of documents "study guides". They have ranged from test "simulations" which are old tests with tweaked questions to a 1 page .txt print out with a bullet ...
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Usefullness of Study Guide

I do study guides because some students may need to list the information just once more to get it. What if they hadn't had that opportunity? They may have missed it. And, let's face it, do a lot of ...
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Usefullness of Study Guide

In many ways the best study guide is one that the students themselves write. This can be done incrementally throughout the course and is useful even in the absence of exams. There are two ways to go ...
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Usefullness of Study Guide

Goal-oriented action Part of this really depends on your goals in administering the exam. If your goal is the traditional idea of creating a nice bell-curve to rank students, having a study guide ...
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Review of Information Theory Lab

I love the idea that you've created a lab using a classic logic puzzle. If you don't already, it might also be beneficial if you could give a real-world problem that the same logic, or concept, has ...
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Review of Information Theory Lab

I would maybe flip the order in which students approach the problem -- rather then going from harder to easier, start from easier to harder. That is, start by having your students solve a simpler ...
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Need review of course content: Javascript History and Capabilities

I think this answer is the second derivative. Maybe it depends on who are you are targeting with the course. If it's someone who is just graduating from using a browser to writing something in the ...
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