Friday, October 25, 2013

Multiple Choice Assessment Design at Work

I've been writing a lot of multiple choice assessments lately. It seems to be the mainstay of compliance training theory assessment. While it's just as easy to donkey design a multiple choice quiz as it is to donkey complete one (we've all been there - just pick c and hope for the best), I have found a few resources around the traps to mostly summarise what I understand as pretty solid assessment design.

Thinking about good multiple choice questions
10 rules for writing multiple choice questions
University of Texas on writing multiple choice questions
Brigham Young University's 14 rules for writing multiple choice questions