The verity of formative MCQs assessment in core criminal law courses within a law program

Barnett, Eola and McNamara, Noeleen (2011) The verity of formative MCQs assessment in core criminal law courses within a law program. In: Building Business Communities: Justice, Performance and Change Creating a Sustainable Scholarly Community Colloquia, 9 Nov 2011, Brisbane, Australia.

Abstract

This paper reports on one aspect of an investigation undertaken by the authors on the verity of multiple choice questions (MCQs) as a teaching and learning and assessment tool in law courses within a law program: the use of MCQs for formative assessment. The other aspect of the investigation regarding their use for summative assessment is the subject of another paper.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: USQ conference - Paper 2. Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Law
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 23:21
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:53
Uncontrolled Keywords: examination questions; multiple choice; law students
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1702 Cognitive Sciences > 170202 Decision Making
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9303 Curriculum > 930301 Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20098

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