When you have decided to use a written test as an examination method, you will have to think about the construction of your test.
What kind of questions will you use? Will your test consist of multiple choice questions, essay questions, or both, or other types of questions? How many questions do you need?
Here you will find some useful resources to use in the construction phase of the assessment cycle.
- Preparing effective essay questions: This workbook was developed to provide training and practice in discerning the often difficult to see characteristics of effective essay questions and to support educators in the development and use of essay questions.
- Essay questions - Hope you can write: This booklet gives you more insight in how to formulate your essay questions.
multiple choice questions
Some useful resources (links) to help you write MC-questions of high quality.