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IF-AT for Formative Group Feedback and Testing


An Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique: IF-AT

IF-AT is an innovative multiple-choice assessment tool that gives students immediate affirmation and/or corrective feedback on their knowledge, ensuring that a student's last response is the correct one. It also allows instructors to give partial credit for proximate knowledge. Villanova's Dr. Immerwahr, Philosophy, uses IF-AT in his courses as a fun, interactive way to gauge students' understanding. (PDF) 

VITAL makes IF-AT forms available to Villanova faculty at no cost for one semester. In order to achieve maximum use, we kindly asks the following:

To request IF-AT forms: e-mail, or call Ext. 9-5627.

Reference: Epstein Educational Enterprises (and published research)
White, H., Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of DelawareGenerating discussion during examinations, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 33(5), pp. 361-362, 2005. (pdf)


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