Using Multiple-Choice Quizzes to Assess Academic Progress and Enhance Student Success
Norman Otto Stockmeyer
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
November 18, 2011
AALS Section on Teaching Methods Newsletter, p. 14, December 2009
The Carnegie report, Educating Lawyers, emphasises the importance of feedback. Best Practices for Legal Education endorses multiple-choice testing as a highly reliable way to evaluate factual knowledge and problem-solving skills. This paper describes how frequent multiple-choice quizzes can help students and teachers alike assess progress and enhance success in the crucial first semester of law school.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 3
Keywords: legal education, assessment, multiple-choice quizzes
Date posted: November 7, 2009 ; Last revised: December 13, 2012
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