Re: [hackers-il] Hidden assumptions (was: Re: University Courses)
- On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, Omer Zak wrote:[... Very Wise Words(TM) snipped ...]
> Oh well. But you cannot do that with multiple-choice questions.I didn't argue about multiple-choice questions. I discussed open-ended
questiosn (more or less).
About multiple-choice exams, if a question was ambiguous or improperly
parsed and you were screwed by this - the way is to submit an appeal!
Lecturers try to design test questions to minimize the load of student
appeals (which are a lot of trouble and waste of time to resolve one way
or the other - all of us know that stubborn students can argue a day
about a point even if they are wrong about it :-) ). So by submitting an
appeal, you accomplish your part of the feedback loop which improves the
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