E-assessment by design : using multiple-choice tests to good effect

@inproceedings{Nicol2007EassessmentBD,
  title={E-assessment by design : using multiple-choice tests to good effect},
  author={David M. Nicol and David J. Nicol},
  year={2007}
}
Over the last decade, larger student numbers, reduced resources and increasing use of new technologies have led to the increased use of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) as a method of assessment in higher education courses. This paper identifies some limitations associated with MCQs from a pedagogical standpoint. It then provides an assessment framework and a set of feedback principles that, if implemented, would support the development of learner selfregulation. The different uses of MCQs are… CONTINUE READING

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