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Top marks: How to write good quality exam papers

Event type

Assessment & Feedback

Event bookings can only be created between

04/04/2019 - 27/06/2019

Seats in waiting list


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Matthew Hodgkin


This is a 2-hour workshop for all staff who have the task of writing assessment. 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.

"Better examination design"
"More understanding of the exam writing process"

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
Confirmed24/06/2019 09:00 - 11:00 Monday RCG17 Confirmed