The Good is in the Testing, Not the Results

Last updated 29th Mar 2020
Follow pinboard


A pinboard by Vidya Raman

I'm passionate about bringing together learning research and technology to create high-impact games.


Research in Cognitive science indicates that testing actually plays a much bigger role in the process of learning than as just a lens through which various people assess the performance of student learning for various purposes.

Multiple studies point to a ‘Testing Effect’ - that testing has a powerful positive effect on future retention. Testing ensures that the information encoded during initial study is retrieved from ...