Time to increase the quality of the multiple-choice questions you use! | Ourania Ventista

Multiple-choice questions are a common type of assessment used by teachers in many different subjects. Some educators do not use them, because they judge them as poor-quality assessments; others use them regularly in their everyday practice. I am writing this blog to argue that, since multiple-choice questions are used often in schools, they should be taken seriously, and also to explain why the two main arguments against the use of multiple-choice questions are not convincing.

To begin with, multiple-choice assessments have benefits that other types of assessments do not have. This does…

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