ERIC Number: EJ463441
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Type K and Other Complex Multiple-Choice Items: An Analysis of Research and Item Properties.
Albanese, Mark A.
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v12 n1 p28-33 Spr 1993
A comprehensive review is given of evidence, with a bearing on the recommendation to avoid use of complex multiple choice (CMC) items. Avoiding Type K items (four primary responses and five secondary choices) seems warranted, but evidence against CMC in general is less clear. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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