publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

The need to evaluate question writers' views and the costs of constructed-response versus selected-response calculations questions.

Walsh, Kieran;
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  • Published: 13 May 2013 Journal: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, volume 77, page 86 (issn: 0002-9459, eissn: 1553-6467, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
Abstract
To the Editor. Sheaffer and Addo wrote an interesting account of their experience with constructed-response vs selected-response calculations questions.1 Even though the results do contribute to a growing evidence base in this field, it is perhaps not surprising that students will prefer and perform better on those question types with which they are more familiar. It would have been interesting to hear the views of authors who have to write constructed-response and selected-response questions. Perhaps it is too much to ask students who have to answer questions to sympathize with those who write them; however, writing questions of either type is not straightforwa...
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free text keywords: General Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics, Education, General Medicine, Public relations, business.industry, business, Speculation, Medical education, Ask price, Pedagogy, Computer science, Letters
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

The need to evaluate question writers' views and the costs of constructed-response versus selected-response calculations questions.

Walsh, Kieran;