Question Writing Resources & Tools

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Do questions match course objectives?

Web sites on writing questions

Web sites on using questions in teaching

ANGEL group on "engaging students" including ways to use questions

Join the ANGEL group: Engaging Students in Learning and Managing Them Efficiently. This is a "location" where you can read about some effective practices.

Directions to join group:

  1. Log on to ANGEL at
  2. Use the “Group Search” link in the left frame or the “Find a Group” link under “My Groups.” Type the word “engaging” into the “Keyword Search” text box.
  3. When you see the “ANGEL: Engaging Students in Learning” group listed, select the “Enroll (no PIN required)” link. 
  4. From your ANGEL Profile, select the “ANGEL: Engaging Students in Learning” group where you can learn many tips for engaging students and managing the outcomes.

Penn State support units


Special thanks to the Schreyer Institute for their contributions to these pages.