Assessment and Testing

Considering Test Retakes

Decorative: "Try, Try Again, Success" with iterative arrows going from Try to Try Again and back before one final arrow points to Success


"Allowing Test Retakes -- Without Getting Gamed" (post) offers some useful guidelines for if you allow test retakes -- as well a few "more comprehensive approaches to retesting that seemed to work."

A. Guidelines for Retakes

1. "Consider partial credit."

Many instructors "withh[o]ld full credit for retakes—though [there are] a wide range of standards for partial credit." 

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