Students can study more efficiently with personalised tests set by the Educake Smart Assistant. It uses a research-based algorithm to suggest personalised revision tests to students.
When students log in, three tests are automatically suggested to help students find a good place to start their revision. We’ve used research from cognitive science to design the adaptive-learning algorithms that create the tests. They use spaced and interleaved learning to choose topics based on when they last studied them and how much time is left until the exam.
Three tests are always available to each student, with 10, 15 or 20 questions.
Interleaved questions are generally harder because of the distance from the time when the content was last covered. To encourage students, interleaving is explained and the questions are flagged as covering previously-covered content.