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Avoid enumerations

Enumerations are also an example of classic items that are hard to learn. They are still far more acceptable than sets. Avoid enumerations wherever you can. If you cannot avoid them, deal with them using cloze deletions (overlapping cloze deletions if possible). Learning the alphabet can be a good example of an overlapping cloze deletion:

Hard to learn item

Q: What is the sequence of letters in the alphabet?
A: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

Easy to learn items

Q: What three letters does the alphabet begin with?
A: ABC

Q: Fill out the missing letters of the alphabet A ... ... ... E
A: B, C, D

Q: Fill out the missing letters of the alphabet B ... ... ... F
A: C, D, E

Q: Fill out the missing letters of the alphabet C ... ... ... G
A: D, E, F

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ng mnemonic techniques to memorize the final seven-member enumeration (i.e. the last of the questions above). However, you should take those steps only if you have any problems with retaining the proposed set in memory. <span>Avoid enumerations Enumerations are also an example of classic items that are hard to learn. They are still far more acceptable than sets. Avoid enumerations wherever you can. If you cannot avoid them, deal with them using cloze deletions (overlapping cloze deletions if possible). Learning the alphabet can be a good example of an overlapping cloze deletion: Hard to learn item Q: What is the sequence of letters in the alphabet? A: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz Easy to learn items Q: What three letters does the alphabet begin with? A: ABC Q: Fill out the missing letters of the alphabet A ... ... ... E A: B, C, D Q: Fill out the missing letters of the alphabet B ... ... ... F A: C, D, E Q: Fill out the missing letters of the alphabet C ... ... ... G A: D, E, F The above items will make learning the alphabet much faster. The greatest advantage of the above approach is that is it easier for psychological reasons: the student does not have to sto