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How Do You Know if They're Getting It? Writing Assessment Items that Reveal Student Understanding Documents

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How Do You Know if They're Getting It? Writing Assessment Items that Reveal Student Understanding 

written by Patrick Sean Smith

This workshop covers the process of creating a multiple choice assessment to reveal student thinking. Guidelines for creating questions and methods for assessing their usefulness are presented. The importance of research-based distractors and student interviews to explore understanding is stressed.

Last Modified May 21, 2008

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