Open-ended questions

Athmaraman, R. (2012) Open-ended questions. At Right Angles, 1 (2). pp. 37-40.

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This writer has a mobile phone, which when unlocked, displays the question, “How are you today?” This is one of the simplest examples of an open-ended question. We can think of other such examples, such as: “What did you feel after reading this article?”, “How interesting was your mathematics class yesterday?” These are in direct contrast with what are known as “closed-ended” questions, such as “What is the colour of the silk-sari you purchased yesterday?” “How much increment did you receive in your salary?”

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Athmaraman, R.
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Strategy, Closed-ended, Open-ended, Questions
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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