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Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions

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Exploring some of the good & 'not so good' practices in the use of multiple choice questioning in VET programs

No, you should not be using multiple choice for final assessment in VET!

So what are the benefits and uses of this form of questioning to support learning?

Join masters qualified assessment expert and auditor Phill Bevan in this event replay exploring some of the good and 'not so good' practices in the use of multiple choice questioning in VET programs. Consider the pros and cons of using multiple choice as a questioning technique in different contexts and VET regulator feedback. Cover key rules to follow to ensure your use of multiple choice questions is effective, with evidence-based information and real world examples.

Free! for VET PD Series subscribers - Register via your vetr portal dashboard.

1.5 hours in duration.

    80+ Registrations     



What we cover

  Benefits & common challenges in using multiple choice questions

  Ways to use multiple choice questioning to support learning

  Dangers in using multiple choice in final assessments in VET

  10 rules for writing effective multiple choice questions

The general knowledge of the presenter was great
Very clear content
The best part was the breakdown of why MCQ do not meet minimum standards
Addressed all questions very well as he went, clarified misconceptions of contradiction very clearly
Clear, concise information given, informative slides - easy to follow
The best part was the direct, definitive & clearly supported opinion of the presenter
Great presenter- very engaging
Enjoyed the content and the knowledge of the presenter. Great webinar
Great webinar & topical
Excellent webinar
Probably the clearest PD session I have attended
All linked directly back to standards & very black and white information
Very well managed digital session
Very informative. Lots of food for thought and busy times ahead!

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Assessment including Competency-Based Assessment

  • Prepare for Assessment
    • Analyse and interpret assessment information
    • Determine the assessment approach
  • Plan and Design Assessment
    • Develop the assessment instruments



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