Evaluation of Modified Essay Questions (MEQ) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) as a tool for Assessing the Cognitive Skills of Undergraduate Medical Students.

@article{Khan2011EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of Modified Essay Questions (MEQ) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) as a tool for Assessing the Cognitive Skills of Undergraduate Medical Students.},
  author={Moeen-Uz-Zafar Khan and Badr Muhammad Aljarallah},
  journal={International journal of health sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={39-43}
}
OBJECTIVES Developing and testing the cognitive skills and abstract thinking of undergraduate medical students are the main objectives of problem based learning. Modified Essay Questions (MEQ) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) may both be designed to test these skills. The objectives of this study were to assess the effectiveness of both forms of questions in testing the different levels of the cognitive skills of undergraduate medical students and to detect any item writing flaws in the… CONTINUE READING

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