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The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) curates and shares higher education resources in support of our mission to serve as a clearinghouse for information on instructional development. Here you will find resources relating to active learning, course design, critical thinking, assessment, inquiry, information literacy, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
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� MC Test Analysis · Garrick Aden-Buie

� MC Test Analysis · Garrick Aden-Buie | Center for Teaching Excellence Resource Center | Scoop.it
Many educators design multiple-choice question examination. How do we know that these tests are valid and reliable? How can we improve upon the test by way of modifying, revising and deleting items based on student responses?
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"Quizzes, Tests, and Exams" from Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis

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Book chapter graciously reprinted with permission overviewing different types of tests and including great instructions and examples to help create your own.

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Writing Good Multiple Choice Test Questions

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Multiple choice test questions, also known as items, can be an effective and efficient way to assess learning outcomes. Multiple choice test items have several potential advantages
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Multiple-choice tests without the guesswork: Martin Bush at TEDxLondonSouthBankU

Multiple-choice tests are very efficient, but when test takers make guesses their score will depend partly on their luck. Dr Martin Bush explains how the impact of guesswork can be reduced -- or even eliminated entirely -- by using novel test formats.

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Writing Good Multiple Choice Exams

Multiple-choice exams are commonly used to assess student learning. However, instructors often find it challenging to write good items that ask students to do more than memorize facts and details. In this workshop we will explore how to create effective
classroom multiple-choice exams that are based on sound learning objectives and how you can use information from your exams to improve your teaching.

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Notes from a workshop with simple explanation and good examples of how to write effective test questions.

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