Tag: Assessment

Tag: Assessment

Tips for Writing Better Multiple Choice Questions

Jul 27, 2016 Murray Goldberg 25 Blog , , Introduction In the previous articles of this series (here and here)  I began a discussion on the use of multiple choice questions (MCQs) in maritime assessment. Although widely used, MCQ tests are also one of the most highly criticised. However, written carefully and used appropriately as one part of a multidimensional assessment program, MCQs [...] READ MORE

Guidelines for Multiple Choice Questions

Jul 13, 2016 Murray Goldberg 0 Blog Introduction In my last article I began a discussion of the use of multiple choice questions (MCQs) in maritime assessment. In this, the second article, I now continue the discussion by looking at two aspects to consider when using MCQs: the importance of using them in combination with other assessment techniques, and the [...] READ MORE

Multiple Choice Tests in Maritime Assessments

Jun 29, 2016 Murray Goldberg 6 Blog Introduction Multiple choice tests are one of the oldest assessment techniques in existence. Yet they are also one of the most highly maligned. Why, then, are they so common in maritime training? Are they effective? The answers to these questions are not as simple as one might hope. However, every maritime [...] READ MORE

3 (more) Ways to Improve Your Maritime Assessments

Feb 3, 2016 Murray Goldberg 0 Blog The following post is part of a series of articles on maritime assessments originally written by Murray Goldberg for Maritime Professional (found here). We have decided to re-post the entire series based on reader feedback.   Introduction If you have been following along, this is the conclusion of the series on officer [...] READ MORE

3 Tips for Reliable and Valid Assessment in the Maritime

Jan 20, 2016 Murray Goldberg 15 Blog Photo above taken by Dave Crosby / CC BY 2.0 The following post is part of a series of articles originally written by Murray Goldberg for Maritime Professional (found here). We have decided to re-post the entire series based on reader feedback.   Introduction If you have been following along, this is the fifth [...] READ MORE

Assessing Attitude: An Important, but Rarely Measured Mariner Quality

Jan 6, 2016 Murray Goldberg 20 Blog The following post is part of a series of articles originally written by Murray Goldberg for Maritime Professional (found here). We have decided to re-post the entire series based on reader feedback.   Introduction This is a continuation of a series of articles on assessment in the maritime industry, the previous article [...] READ MORE
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