Posts tagged with Exams (4)

Exam Questions - Checklist

October 3, 2021   Martin Jones
A checklist to help you write better exams

Exam questions need to be valid, reliable, well phrased, well weighted, and markable. The following checklist is a summary of the suggestions presented in a series of posts (I, II, III) dedicated to writing exam questions for software developers.

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Writing Exam Questions I

September 30, 2021   Martin Jones
Practical advice for writing software development exams that are fit for purpose.

I’ve written many exam papers and marked many, many more. This, and the following posts, contain suggestions that I follow when writing exams. I show examples of how to fix poor form and provide a checklist for good exam questions.

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