Can multiple-choice questions simulate free-response questions?

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Lin, Shih-Yin; Singh, Chandralekha;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.3679990
  • Subject: Physics - Physics Education
    mesheuropmc: education
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

We discuss a study to evaluate the extent to which free-response questions could be approximated by multiple-choice equivalents. Two carefully designed research-based multiple-choice questions were transformed into a free-response format and administered on the final ex... View more
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