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Issues in Question Writing | non-residential course [CPD]

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Standard fee: £120 Early bird fee: £108 (for registrations received on or before 31 July) Other discounts available, visit for full details

What is it about? This one-day course provides insights and guidance on issues in question writing. It has been devised by expert practitioners based on their research and experience. It is led by Dr Victoria Crisp and Nicky Rushton, members of the Cambridge Assessment Research Division.

Who is it for? The course is recommended for people currently or potentially involved in the setting and editing of question papers and assessment tasks.

What will I get out of it? • An introduction to the principles of question writing • Consideration of the advantages and disadvantages of different types of questions • An understanding of different types of mark • schemes • An opportunity to reflect on your question writing/editing practice • An introduction to the psychology of question answering • Insight into how features of exam questions affect their difficulty and fairness • An opportunity to discuss and edit example questions

This talk is part of the Issues in Question Writing series.

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