Writing Quality Questions: the Single Best Answer Format

Committee Activity

Tuesday 27th August 2013
09:00 - 12:00

Adrian Wagg, on behalf of the ICS Education Committee.

09:00Introduction and Objectives
09:15The Single Best Answer format
09:45ICS house style for SBA questions
10:15Pitfalls and quality control
10:45Question writing in small groups
11:30Feedback, group quality checking and wrap up

Learning objectives

By completion of this workshop, the attendee will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the educational theory underlying the use of single best answer (best of five) questions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ICS house style and the requirements for questions
  • Gain experience, in a safe setting, of writing questions in ICS style
  • Demonstrate ability to self check the quality of questions for submission to ICS

Please note that this session is free to attend but re-registration is required. For further questions please contact the ICS Office at info@icsoffice.org