Open-Book, Closed-Book, or 'Cheat Sheet'? Researchers Test the Merits of Different Exam Types

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Like many faculty members, Afshin M. Gharib and William L. Phillips have strong preferences for giving certain types of examinations.

Both men, associate professors of psychology at Dominican University of California, have kept up a running debate on...

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