Letter/Observer Forum

Correlation Still Isn’t Causation

In his letter to the editor [Observer, December 2005], Justin M. Joffe took issue with my assertion in a “Teaching Tips” column [Observer, September 2005] that “distinguishing correlation from causation” […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Consequences of a Self-Appraisal, Self-Correcting Approach to Exams

I read with interest Joann M. Montepare’s article “A Self- Correcting Approach to Multiple Choice Tests” [Observer, October 2005]. Montepare’s suggestion, to return students their exams, so that they may […]... More>