Round up your wildest exam questions, shine up your favorite pen, and get ready to wrestle with exams!

Part 1: Webinars

Workshop participants will attend three 1.5-hour webinars with Dan Wixted (Cornell Cooperative Extension) and Drew Martin (OISC) covering topics on:

  • May 29, 2024: Ground truthing content, writing and using learning objectives, and tying the manual to the exam
  • June 12, 2024: Introduction to multiple-choice item formats and best practices for exam writing
  • June 26, 2024: Applying best practices for multiple-choice items

Part 2: In-Person

At the AAPSE National Conference July 22-25, 2024, participants will be able to sharpen their skills with Shannah Whithaus (UCANR), Jolene Warnke (University of Minnesota), Dan Wixted, and Drew Martin and practice the following:

  • Improving exam questions using exam writing guidelines
  • Reworking existing exam items
  • Writing new items based on existing materials

Webinar series participation is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to prepare for the in-person practice workshops.

An AAPSE member-only event. See email for registration and workshop series details.