Evaluating multiple-choice exams in large introductory physics courses

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Gary Gladding; Tim Stelzer; Michael Scott;
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Journal: Physical Review Special Topics. Physics Education Research (issn: 1554-9178)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.2.020102
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | Large introductory physics courses | Multiple-choice exams | LC8-6691
    mesheuropmc: education

The reliability and validity of professionally written multiple-choice exams have been extensively studied for exams such as the SAT, graduate record examination, and the force concept inventory. Much of the success of these multiple-choice exams is attributed to the ca... View more
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