The real problem with multiple choice tests

multiple choiceInteresting article from the Washington Post – the real problem with multiple choice is that students get conditioned to look for the one ‘right’ answer.  But how often in real life is there exactly one right answer and all the alternatives are wrong?

There is a lot of chaos in our modern world – digital technology and social media for example. Just think of how people share their thoughts on Twitter, discover videos on Youtube, write on blogs such as this one. Is there only one correct answer, or aren’t we really in a whole range of grey?

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