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ERIC Number: EJ454972
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0307-4412
Multiple Choice Items: How to Gain the Most out of Them.
Talmir, Pinchas
Biochemical Education, v19 n4 p188-91 Oct 1991
Describes how multiple-choice items can be designed and used as an effective diagnostic tool by avoiding their pitfalls and by taking advantage of their potential benefits. The following issues are discussed: correct' versus best answers; construction of diagnostic multiple-choice items; the problem of guessing; the use of justifications of choices; and positive versus negative items. (Author/PR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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