ERIC Number: EJ397194
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Item Order Affects Performance on Multiple-Choice Exams.
Balch, William R.
Teaching of Psychology, v16 n2 p75-77 Apr 1989
Studies the effect of item order on test scores and completion time. Students scored slightly higher when test items were grouped sequentially (relating to text and lectures) than on tests when test items were grouped by text chapter but ordered randomly, or when test items were ordered randomly. Found no differences in completion time. (Author/LS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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