On the weekend, I read Chris Deneen’s paper “Assessment considerations in moving from closed-book to open-book exams” and it got me reflecting about the time a student needs to complete one. Chris is saying many of the things we are
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No academical exercise can be more useful than that of examination. It whets the desire for learning; it enhances the solicitude of study while it animates the attention of whatever is taught. Philip Melancthon, De Studs Adolescentum, fifteenth century