Comparative study of students' performance in preclinical physiology assessed by multiple choice and short essay questions
Multiple assessment methods including short essay questions
MCQs OSPEs and orals carrying equal weightage were used for module assessment.
The written theory paper consisted of two components: part-I Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) single best answer type, and part-2; Short Essay Questions
Conclusion: Students of Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College consider tutorials (small group dis-cussion) as the most effective way of learning and short essay questions as a better method of assess-ment.
Key Words: Medical education, Tutorials, Multiple choice questions (MCQs), Short essay questions (SEQs).
Each comic is accompanied by short essay questions that were designed to work on several levels (see Figures 3 and 4).
Imagining they could be assigned as homework, we developed short essay questions for each comic, and created simple Google Forms to enable students to submit responses electronically.
Keywords: Academic performance, Pharmacology, Multiple-choice questions, Short essay questions
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Number of students favouring short essay questions (SEQ's), multiple choice questions including true/false type, single best choice questions (BCQ'S) and descriptive questions were 209(38.
Preferred methods of assessment included short essay questions (SEQ's) and multiple choice questions.