Classroom Response System iClicker

Classroom Response System iClicker

iClicker is a classroom response system allows students to instantly provide feedback and answer questions posed by their instructors. Using iClicker Cloud can significantly increase student’s interaction, attention, feedback, and participation. For more information, please visit these sites: Tutorials iClicker Cloud Instructor Guide iClicker Cloud Student Guide  

Multiple Choice Questions Definition

Multiple Choice Questions Definition

Multiple choice test items consist of a number of components: The item stem is where one lays out the question and needed context. Generally, factual questions require little or no context.  Higher order thinking questions requiring skills such as analysis or evaluation typically require a paragraph, chart, photograph, etc. to analyze or evaluate. Examples of item […]

Cognition: Understanding How People Learn

Cognition: Understanding How People Learn

Pre-existing knowledge Findings from cognitive sciences suggest that people construct new knowledge based on what they already know and believe. Students bring to classroom a range of prior knowledge, experiences, and beliefs (some of them are false or immature), which significantly impact how students perceive, organize, and interpret what we teach in classroom. Abundant evidence […]

Multiple Choice Question Item Construction

Multiple Choice Question Item Construction

Step One: Before Test Construction Begins Define learning outcomes to be assessed by the test questions Construct a test matrix or blueprint to track learning outcomes and multiple choice questions Once you know the learning outcomes and item types you want to include in your test you should create a test matrix or blueprint. This […]

Multiple Choice Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Definition: MCQs are structured assessments in which questions are presented and followed by two or more possible choices from which the test-taker selects the correct answer.  A true-false questions is the simplest example of a MCQ but generally MCQs provide 3 or more alternatives from which to choose. Application: They are quite useful in assessing […]