For those new or interested in Retrieval Practice in the classroom I have a list of 10 free research papers from journals that you can access [links are embedded in the reference – so just click away].
Before the links you may be interested to say how I have used Retrieval Practice in the classroom:
- 20 Ideas for student led retrieval practice
- 10 ways to embed retrieval practice into your lessons!
- Mid Topic Retrieval Quizzes to aid metacognition
In no particular order:
Roediger III, H.L. and Butler, A.C., 2011. The critical role of retrieval practice in long-term retention. Trends in cognitive sciences, 15(1), pp.20-27.
Karpicke, J.D. and Roediger III, H.L., 2007. Expanding retrieval practice promotes short-term retention, but equally spaced retrieval enhances long-term retention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 33(4), p.704.
Karpicke, J.D. and Blunt, J.R., 2011. Retrieval practice produces more learning than elaborative studying with concept mapping. Science, p.1199327.
Bjork, R.A., 1988. Retrieval practice and the maintenance of knowledge. Practical aspects of memory: Current research and issues, 1, pp.396-401.
Agarwal, P.K., Karpicke, J.D., Kang, S.H., Roediger III, H.L. and McDermott, K.B., 2008. Examining the testing effect with open‐and closed‐book tests. Applied Cognitive Psychology: The Official Journal of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 22(7), pp.861-876.
Roediger III, H.L., Agarwal, P.K., McDaniel, M.A. and McDermott, K.B., 2011. Test-enhanced learning in the classroom: long-term improvements from quizzing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 17(4), p.382.
Karpicke, J.D., 2012. Retrieval-based learning: Active retrieval promotes meaningful learning. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21(3), pp.157-163.
Karpicke, J.D. and Grimaldi, P.J., 2012. Retrieval-based learning: A perspective for enhancing meaningful learning. Educational Psychology Review, 24(3), pp.401-418.
Karpicke, J. D. (2017). Retrieval-based learning: A decade of progress. In J. T. Wixted (Ed.), Cognitive psychology of memory, Vol. 2 of Learning and memory: A comprehensive reference (J. H. Byrne, Series Ed.) (pp. 487-514). Oxford: Academic Press.
Agarwal, P.K., Bain, P.M. and Chamberlain, R.W., 2012. The value of applied research: Retrieval practice improves classroom learning and recommendations from a teacher, a principal, and a scientist. Educational Psychology Review, 24(3), pp.437-448.
And as an added extra a link to a presentation from Efrat Furst Follow @EfratFurstwhich she delivered at ResearchED in Haninge, Sweden, March 10th 2018.
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