This is what sets unannounced quizzes apart from other types of assessment tools routinely used in courses, such as tests, announced quizzes, and homework assignments. For many parents, educators, researchers, and instructors, using unannounced quizzes results in deeper levels of understanding and better long-term memory, than simply hearing, memorizing, or reading about a concept. This study explores the scope of unannounced quizzes and its impact on students’ performance. Also, it examines student preference of assessment methods, their impact on their course units and their degree compared to other assessment methods conducted at the Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna. The second, third- and fourth-year

Published in: Canada International Conference on Education, 2018

  • Date of Conference: 25-28 June, 2018
  • DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2018.0049
  • Electronic ISBN: 978-1-908320-90-2
  • Conference Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada