The purpose of this handbook is to aid the introduction of open-ended questions as an instrument of assessment.
An open-ended question may be defined as one for which there is no fixed response. Many teachers already present open-ended questions verbally during lessons to establish the depth of understanding of students before continuing with a lesson.
Curriculum area / Subject
- Higher (Physics)
- Higher - revised 2011 (Physics)
Level / Stage
StatusCurrently In Use
TypeNQ Support Materials
Advice to Users
Users should check that documents conform with current SQA Arrangements.
AuthorLearning and Teaching Scotland (LTS)
Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS)
CopyrightCopyright Learning and Teaching Scotland
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Practitioners should also refer to the course and unit specifications and support notes issued by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.
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