Those familiar with QK will know that it’s a perfect fit for multiple choice questions. But this semester I found a way to use QK in an exam for my college level English students that included both multiple choice questions and open questions (where students write a paragraph or more).

To make QK work for open questions, I needed to create a number of criteria for a single question and associate each criteria with a single QK multiple choice question. For example, question 11 in my exam asked students to write an email and had 5 criteria[:]