Take-home tests: Why?
September 29, 2005 10:56 AM Subscribe
What's the point of a take-home exam?
posted by scratch to Education (40 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
A regular exam, completed in class, tests a student's ability to use knowlege acquired during classes and through studying. But a take-home exam tests a student's ability to look up the answers. Why does my prof want to know if I am capable of looking stuff up?