May 9, 2017
In this episode: In this week's paper, selected by Jon, the co-hosts discuss whether a a closed-book exam - that requires a learner to have encoded and recall the required information - is a superior educational process to an open-book exam that requires a learner to appraise and apply an array of widely available information?
Authors: Durning SJ, Dong T, Ratcliffe T, Schuwirth L, Artino AR Jr, Boulet JR, Eva K.
Publication details: Comparing Open-Book and Closed-Book Examinations: A Systematic Review. Academic Medicine. 2016 Apr; 91(4):583-99. PubMed link
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