Quizzing or Gaming Systems: Which to Choose?
It is well-known that reflection is a key to learning and retention. Our minds are not computer programs that can simply download information with complete fidelity. Rather, they build knowledge by blending prior content with new information. This process requires a pause in the delivery of new information for reflection to create the neural connections that constitute knowledge. Unfortunately, the traditional 50- to 75-minute lecture does not provide time for such reflection.