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Examinations: Students, Teachers and the System

We think of exams as simple troublesome exchanges with students: Glance at some of the uses of examinations: Measure students’ knowledge of facts, principles, definitions, experimental methods, etc Measure students’ understanding of the field studied Show students what they have … Continue reading

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Rousseau on education…

There are, indeed, professors. . . for whom I have the greatest love and esteem, and think them very capable of instructing youth were they not tied down by established customs. . . . Perhaps an attempt may be made … Continue reading

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