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ERIC Number: EJ904750
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
Strategies for the Meaningful Evaluation of Multiple-Choice Assessments
Chesbro, Robert
Science Scope, v34 n2 p12-15, 17 Oct 2010
Too many multiple-choice tests are administered without an evaluative component. Teachers often return student assessments or Scantron cards--computerized bubble forms--without review, assuming that the printing of the correct answer will suffice. However, a more constructivist approach to follow up multiple-choice tests can make for more meaningful learning experiences for students. One way is to have students explain, classify, and analyze the nature of their errors. Here you will discover some strategies that will help make the evaluation of multiple-choice assessments more meaningful. (Contains 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
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Language: English
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