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Do you like writing multiple choice test items that exhibit desirable psychometric properties? Then Developing and Validating Multiple-Choice Test Items by Thomas Haladyna is for you!
I picked it up because I was developing a high stakes, multiple-choice test for a work project and wanted to make sure I was doing things right and covering all the bases.
This third edition contains some significant revisions that I hope will be an improvement over the previous two editions.
MOTIVATION FOR THIS THIRD EDITIONRevising a book for the second time requires some motivation. First, readers continue to show an interest in a comprehensive treatment of MC item development and item response validation.
We discuss the purpose for each stage and how it benefited the design of our instruments.
AB - In this article, we describe and illustrate the process by which we developed and validated short, multiple-choice, reliable tests to assess undergraduate students’ comprehension of three mathematical proofs.
This history dates back to the early 20th century when MC was introduced.
Along the way, many testing specialists and educators have contributed .
But most of those asides were self-contained and easy to skim, so it worked out fine.
This isn't to say that writing these kinds of items is easy.
The work is replete with practical "how to" kinds of advice in the forms of rules, check lists, and examples of good/bad items.