Questions on Cue: Improving classroom practice through better question writing

by: Thomas W. Shiland

Constructed response questions gather valuable data but are not often used. This article lists the problems with these questions and addresses the problems by "cueing" the questions—sending a signal to begin a specific action. By cueing the response format, teachers suggest to students the structure of an appropriate response. Also, cueing the scoring keeps questions fair and simplifies grading.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2000Stock # tst00_067_08_46Volume 067Issue 08

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