ORAL EXAMS as a tool for teaching and assessment

Sayre, Eleanor C.
June 2014
Teaching Science: The Journal of the Australian Science Teachers;Jun2014, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p29
Academic Journal
The article presents a case for oral exams drawn from the author's experience as a Physics instructor and the research literature in Physics education. Topics covered include the pedagogical benefits of oral exams, the structural challenges in giving oral exams and how it requires different skills compared to writing written exams, and several practical considerations for teachers who may wish to try oral exams in their classes.


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