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Board for Waste Management Facility Operators
Public Comment Forum

General Notice: Closed-Book Exams

CLOSED     Opened on 4/1/2024 and Ended on 5/1/2024

The Board for Waste Management Facility Operators is soliciting feedback regarding the current policy of offering closed-book exams.

Specifically, the Board would like feedback as follows:

  1. Individuals that have taken the closed-book exam: provide details pertaining to your individual experience in taking the exam and any suggestions related to the closed-book exam policy going forward.
  2. Open to all: provide pros and cons related to the closed-book exam policy and offer any suggestions the Board may consider in offering the exam in the future. 

When offering feedback and suggestions be sure to provide as much detail as possible for the Board. The Board will consider all comments received during the open comment period in order to determine whether the policy should be reconsidered and/or revised. 

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Comment Title Commenter
We recommend reverting to open-book Healthcare Waste Institute  5/1/24  12:37 pm
Goal of Learning and Examination Curtis Knisley  4/23/24  8:39 am
Closed Book Beverly Lail  4/17/24  1:12 pm
Open-Book vs Closed Book Evaluation Dan Ciesla  4/15/24  10:03 am
OPEN BOOK LONNIE GIVENS  4/11/24  10:11 am
Open Book Question Stiles Peabody  4/10/24  4:45 pm
Closed Book Exam Jack Murray, Panorama Paydirt  4/10/24  8:09 am
Closed Book Exams Jennifer Wheeler  4/9/24  9:08 am
Open Book Exam Mike Debroux  4/8/24  6:31 pm
Open book testing Blake P.  4/8/24  2:51 pm
Open Book Anonymous (222497)  4/8/24  2:35 pm
Open Book Anonymous (222496)  4/8/24  2:30 pm
Open or Closed book testing Darryl Durham  4/8/24  2:10 pm
Open/Closed-Book Exam James Canty  4/8/24  1:29 pm
Open Book Jeremy Garret  4/8/24  12:21 pm
Open Book/Closed Book Edward Gauldin  4/8/24  12:15 pm
Open book David Rhoades  4/8/24  11:56 am
Closed book exam Monteir Pulley  4/8/24  11:41 am
Open Book Test Southeastern Public Service Authority  4/8/24  11:23 am
Open Book - Closed Book Duane Hendricks  4/8/24  11:05 am
Open Book test Chris Myers  4/4/24  9:50 pm
closed book exam Eric Walter  4/4/24  10:25 am
Open book test Anthony Parker  4/3/24  10:49 am
closed book exam buddy bentley  4/3/24  7:06 am
Closed book Joshua hoffman  4/2/24  10:27 am
Keep exam closed book C. Brian Thacker  4/2/24  9:39 am
Closed Book Jerod A Roberts  4/1/24  3:25 pm
Closed Book Exam Larry Hall  4/1/24  12:12 pm

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