Designing formative assessment through multiple choice questions in computing

Presented by: Dr Richard Millwood

This session will offer the participants to design multiple choice questions for computing in groups. It will start by examining and critiquing existing resources, discuss the design criteria for good questions which address mis-conceptions in computing and then make their own.

Presenter Biography:

Dr Richard Millwood is a researcher in the School of Computer Science & Statistics, Trinity College Dublin. Current research interests include learning programming and computational thinking. Until September 2017, he was Assistant Professor for four years directing the MSc in Technology & Learning and supervising six PhD students. He is now also employed by Eedi/Diagnostic Questions working on formative assessment for learning in computing.