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Designing and Writing an Examination Script (How To)

Event type

Assessment & Feedback

Event bookings can only be created between

08/10/2018 - 11/12/2018

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Matthew Hodgkin


This is a 2-hour workshop for staff who have the task of writing assessment tasks. There will be a particular focus on writing exam and class test questions.

What are the benefits?

The workshop will provide a framework for determining when exams and class tests are appropriate and an opportunity to further develop skills in writing questions.

Topics covered include:

• What makes a good exam question?
• What is assessment validity?
• The principle of Universal design
• What is involved in answering questions
• Constructing questions and exam papers
• Mapping questions to the curriculum
• Analysing test performance

Who should attend?

Staff who already use exams and class tests and those who are considering introducing them.

Occasions for this event

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Occasion(s) Weekday Location Location status
Confirmed11/12/2018 10:00 - 12:00 Tuesday JA115 Confirmed