Stop Telling Students to Study for Exams - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Innovations in e-Learning |

By David Jaffee

"Among the problems on college campuses today are that students study for exams and faculty encourage them to do so...."

"This dysfunctional system reaches its zenith with the cumulative "final" exam. We even go so far as to commemorate this sacred academic ritual by setting aside a specially designated "exam week" at the end of each term..."