Top 5 Rules for Great Multiple Choice Questions

For many of us who design e-learning, the multiple choice question is the default question format we add at the end of a chapter or module. But where did it come from? Is there any proof that multiple choice is effective? Are there alternatives that we should be using to test our learners? In this article we'll dig a little deeper...

The multiple choice question was designed by Edward Thorndike - an American psychologist, who was an expert on comparative psychology and the learning process. Thorndike put his testing expertise to work for the United States army, where in 1914 (during World War 1) he created the multiple choice test that is still being used today by the United States Military.

Why Do We Use Multiple Choice Assessments?

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