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ERIC Number: EJ611438
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-2938
A Linguistic Perspective on Multiple Choice Questioning.
Paxton, Moragh
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, v25 n2 p109-19 Jun 2000
Critiques the over-emphasis on multiple choice testing in some large first-year college classes, as well as the poor design and construction of many tests, and calls for a broader and more diverse range of assessment measures. Argues that multiple choice tests to not allow students to develop communicative competence in the academic disciplines. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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