Category Archives: Test-making

Final Countdown

Ah, end of April. The cruelest month is almost over. One more lecture, one more homework assignment to grade, and then the final exam. About this time of year, I start reading poetry and reevaluating my life choices and philosophies. … Continue reading

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The take-home lesson from the Harvard cheating scandal

Last Friday, Reuters reported that more than half of the students involved in last year’s cheating scandal at Harvard have been suspended. This was even labeled “the largest academic scandal to hit the Ivy League school in recent memory”. In … Continue reading

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Test-making anxiety

Recently, someone asked me if I still had those pre-test dreams, you know, the ones where you show up to the exam late and in your underwear. After some thought, I realized that I hadn’t had any dreams like that … Continue reading

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