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ERIC Number: EJ495707
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0973
Cognitive Complexity and the Comparability of Multiple-Choice and Constructed-Response Test Formats.
Hancock, Gregory R.
Journal of Experimental Education, v62 n2 p143-57 Win 1994
To investigate the ability of multiple-choice tests to assess higher order thinking skills, examinations were constructed as half multiple choice and half constructed response. Results with 90 undergraduate and graduate students indicate that the 2 formats measure similar constructs at different levels of complexity. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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