14 Writing multiple-choice questions

Course schedule

Dates Start time End time Location Coordinator registrations
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15 Feb 2018 13:00 17:00 Wageningen, tba. Gresnigt, Marca 4 / 20 Registration ended at 15/01/2018
21 January 2019 13:00 17:00 Wageningen Gresnigt, Marca 4 / 20 Registration ended at 31/12/2018

Course description

Target group

Lecturers with experience in designing and evaluating exams.

Learning outcome

Increase the quality of the exam and the efficiency of the examination process.

Content

This workshop focuses on exams with closed questions. You will be working on:
- Recognising the knowledge level of a question
- Determining the appropriate level, using your assessment specification grid
- Creating closed questions by:

  • thinking out of the box
  • being creative with question types

- Forming an opinion on what knowledge level is possible to assess with closed questions
- Checklist on closed questions
- Practice with question formulation

Prerequisites

We expect that assessment is part of your teacher tasks and that you have an Assessment specification grid for your course. Please email your Assessment Specification grid to marca.gresnigt@wur.nl, after registration for this workshop.

Certificate

Can be part of a series of activities for a certificate

Costs

Participation is free for Wageningen University & Research staff involved in teaching WU courses.

Cancellation

We consider registration as final. When cancelled within three weeks before the activity starts, your chair group will be charged all costs of your subscription (€350,-).

If there are not enough participants in the course, Educational Staff Development will offer you an alternative programme.