What does testing do for learning?
Testing improves learning
What does practice testing do for learning?
Practice testing enhances learning and retention
What is the best way to practice test
Free Recall; fill in the blank or association are not quite as good
What is the best interval to practice
After a little forgetting; longer seems to be better.
What is distributed learning?
Distributed learning involves breaking the studying up over a period of time, not cramming
More time between studying given the same amount study sessions yields
Better retention after 30 days of the final study session