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'''One-minute paper''' is a teaching strategy where students are asked one or two deep questions about the material covered. Angelo and Cross (1993) suggests questions designed to encourage critical thinking and not regurgitation of information.  
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'''One-minute paper''' is a teaching strategy where students are asked one or two deep questions about the material covered. Angelo and Cross (1993) suggests questions designed to encourage critical thinking and not regurgitation of information. A Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching with Excellence state that one-minute papers allow you to "Know if the class is understanding you or not, know if students are bored or confused, encourage students to listen actively during lectures, [and] give students experience writing short essay answers." [http://writing.berkeley.edu/wab/2-2-gone.htm Read here] for more information.
  
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[http://provost.tufts.edu/celt/files/MinutePaper.pdf Here] is an example of a one-minute paper from Tufts University.
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Angelo, T.A. & Cross, K.P. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
 
Angelo, T.A. & Cross, K.P. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
 
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Latest revision as of 12:59, 14 July 2015

One-minute paper is a teaching strategy where students are asked one or two deep questions about the material covered. Angelo and Cross (1993) suggests questions designed to encourage critical thinking and not regurgitation of information. A Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching with Excellence state that one-minute papers allow you to "Know if the class is understanding you or not, know if students are bored or confused, encourage students to listen actively during lectures, [and] give students experience writing short essay answers." Read here for more information.

Here is an example of a one-minute paper from Tufts University.