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Using Multiple-Choice Quizzes to Assess Academic Progress and Enhance Student Success


Norman Otto Stockmeyer


Thomas M. Cooley Law School

November 18, 2011

AALS Section on Teaching Methods Newsletter, p. 14, December 2009

Abstract:     
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.

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Keywords: legal education, assessment, multiple-choice quizzes

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Date posted: November 7, 2009 ; Last revised: December 13, 2012

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Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, Using Multiple-Choice Quizzes to Assess Academic Progress and Enhance Student Success (November 18, 2011). AALS Section on Teaching Methods Newsletter, p. 14, December 2009. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1501292

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Norman Otto Stockmeyer (Contact Author)
Thomas M. Cooley Law School ( email )
1352 Hickory Island Drive
Haslett, MI 48840
United States
517-339-2246 (Phone)
HOME PAGE: http://www.cooley.edu
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