chapter  1
Introduction
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So you’re using multiple-choice questions. That’s wonderful! Multiple-choice questions are one of the most researched and widespread educational measurement tools in existence. They have many, many advantages, as we’ll discuss. Maybe you already know that. Lots of faculty members choose multiple-choice for their classes because they permit broad content coverage in a short period of time; they’re easy and quick to score, which facilitates feedback to students; they can be administered easily through technological means. Actually the list of advantages is pretty long, and we’ll discuss most of those items in depth throughout this book.