Day 43: Precalc Midterm

My precalculus teaching partner and I decided we wanted to encourage long-term retention while also giving students some experiences with multiple choice exams since our final exam has an MC component.   So we instituted Quarter Midterms.  Students do tend to perform a little below their usual level, but part of that is due to taking a multiple choice exam in math where the distractors are so enticing!

GradeCamQtr1

This year I used GradeCam to quick score them, but also got an item analysis.  I hope to scatter in the highly missed questions as openers or exit questions in second quarter.  These questions will also be good discussion questions next year.

GradeCamQtr1IT

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Posted on November 6, 2015, in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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