Work in progress-comparing assessment tools in computer science education: empirical analysis

@article{Azalov2004WorkIP,
  title={Work in progress-comparing assessment tools in computer science education: empirical analysis},
  author={Pavel Azalov and S. Azaloff and Fani Zlatarova},
  journal={34th Annual Frontiers in Education, 2004. FIE 2004.},
  year={2004},
  pages={F2G-18}
}
The paper discusses the usage of multiple-choice and open-ended constructed response questions for measuring the performance of undergraduate students in computer science courses. A goal of this research is to investigate if "guessing" plays a significant role in multiple-choice answering. An experiment was constructed in two academic institutions over a two-semester period involving students in four introductory programming classes. The quizzes consisted of pairs of similar questions, where… CONTINUE READING

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