7 How to build a quiz for open online assessment

Introduction

As a continuation of the previous session on assessment, this session looks more specifically at using quizzes to assess learners on your course.

In this session you will learn about different types of quiz questions and get some practical guidance on how to build quizzes into your course.

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Matt Driver
In this session you will discover some of the principles and good practice involved in building quiz questions for online assessment purposes. You will learn about question types and behaviour as well as the value of providing useful feedback to help to embed learning. You will explore how to devise a quiz which engages and retains the interest of learners without asking them to write essay type answers. Essay questions are usually impossible to mark in an open online course which has no teachers.  
You’ll have the chance to try creating a pedagogically robust quiz question which works well in an online setting. There’s also a handy checklist for quiz creation.
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7.1 Quiz question types and behaviour