The Prepared Practitioner: Multiple-Choice Seasonby: Alan Colburn

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Spring is almost here. Soon buds will appear on trees, and bubbled-in answers will appear on test response sheets all across America. Spring brings a spate of multiple-choice tests for many students—from SATs to AP exams to final exams to state and district testing. So this month seems an appropriate time to take a look at multiple-choice questioning.

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  • on Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:44 AM

The author explains the basics for developing good multiple choice test items, their limits and strengths. Anyone who has not taken a course in assessment would find this useful and if you have had the opportunity to be in a course like that, this provides a good review of the important facts.

Tina Harris  (Bloomington, IN)
Tina Harris (Bloomington, IN)

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