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Multiple Choice Retreat

July 24, 2019 at 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location:422 Dunton Tower

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Facilitator: Anthony Marini (EDC)

Which of the following best describes Zuul crurivastator?

  1. The Gatekeeper in the 1984 film Ghostbusters.
  2. A close friend of Gozer, the Gozerian.
  3. A demigod worshipped by the Mesopotamians.
  4. It’s a swear word that the ancient Romans used when banging their shin against a marble column.
  5. A new type of ankylosaurine dinosaur.

At our Multiple-Choice Retreat, we’ll reveal the answer to this question – a question that has challenged and puzzled individuals for minutes. 3M teaching fellow and multiple-choice expert, Dr. Anthony Marini, will also help you develop your skills in writing and refining multiple-choice questions.

The hands-on retreat will explore a variety of topics, including:

  • Best practices in item writing
  • Techniques for constructing items that target higher cognitive levels of learning
  • Using item analysis results to refine and enhance your tests

Lunch will be provided.

Space is limited, please register in advance by filling out the form below.