Writing classroom assessments or conducting clinical evaluations is difficult and time consuming. We hope you will find the resources below helpful.
The CORAL Collection
2 Interactive modules on assessment from University of Saskatchewan:
Methods of assessment: An Introduction
HowTo: NBME Style Question Writing
Writing Good Multiple Choice Test Questions
Writing Effective Test Questions
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