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Tips for take home tests97

  1. 1. Tips for Take Home Tests
  2. 2. Tips for Take Home Tests <ul><li>Take home tests are completed outside the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Take home tests measure a students ability to understand concepts, interpret data, apply information, and evaluate a student’s ability to organize information </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tips for Take Home Tests <ul><li>Teachers expect students, when writing an essay as part of a take home test, are able to connect ideas from their textbook, notes, movies, guest speakers etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Your answers should demonstrate that you referred to all of these </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tips for Take Home Tests <ul><li>Avoid Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not take direct quotes without using citations on take home tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid excessive use of the words </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Tips for Take Home Tests <ul><li>Proofread </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Never turn in test without proof reading it or have someone else review it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not use points for typo’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use spell checker and grammar checker through computer </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Tips for Take Home Tests <ul><li>Keep Copies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a copy of test answers before you turn in the test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make up a back up copy on a external drive or thumb drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once the test is returned keep it until your final grade has been received </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Tips for Take Home Tests <ul><li>Don’t wait until the last minute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take home tests require a lot of time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure you have plenty of time to do your first draft, proofed and the final draft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t wait until the last minute to print </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check to see if the instructor will receive an e-mailed version </li></ul></ul>

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