Quality of a multiple choice question? In the recent World cup qualifier between England and Greece, who scored the all important equalizing goal? Teddy Sheringham Michael Owen Robbie Fowler QUALITY OF QUESTION NOT DISTRACTERS
Subjective testing Need more than Objective testing Express their skills of analysis, synthesis Essays Cut and Paste skills Web re-wording skills “ didn’t copy, my English isn’t good so I took it straight off the web”
Tim … Nice but Dim “What do you mean by … my research was poor?” “What do you mean I haven’t explained things properly?” “Why have you given me 3 out of 10, I have explained it, I’ll have to do it different next time.”
Why should they mark properly? Students showing higher order skills Analysis Synthesis Critical / Constructive feedback The best way to show understanding (or lack of understanding) is to teach. Marks for marking
C.P.A.S.S “My exam results are useless because the students can’t write essays” “Where are they taught how to write essays for technical answers?” “Expect them at level three to be able to write essays” CPASS.. Practice answering exam type questions
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