Practical guide to medical student assessment by Amin, Zubair; Khoo, Hoon Eng; Chong, Yap Seng

By Amin, Zubair; Khoo, Hoon Eng; Chong, Yap Seng

This useful advisor presents an easy, worthy connection with often raised questions about scientific pupil evaluate. the 1st a part of the e-book offers succinct info at the basic facets of review reminiscent of objective and ideas of overview; technical phrases equivalent to validity, reliability, and software of overview tools; and the way to settle on evaluate tools for a given function. person overview tools are handled within the moment a part of the advisor. The authors specialize in approximately 20 chosen review tools at the moment in use or promising new tools which are prone to get elevated reputation in destiny. for every tool a basic description is given, by means of dialogue on its makes use of, obstacles, psychometric features, and suggestions for scientific academics. The reference part comprises hugely selective and well-researched assets, annotated and categorised in response to their usefulness. a lot of those assets can be found loose on the web

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Inter-rater variability exists even in the best assessment situation. {Continued) 18 Practical Guide to Medical Student Assessment {Continued) Interventions such as faculty training and standardization of the marking scheme do not eliminate the inter-rater biases. Multiple sampling with multiple well-informed examiners, if applied along with standardised marking schemes and other good practices in assessment, will minimize the bias significantly. Most of the accepted methods used in assessment in clinical competency now utilize multiple sampling strategies.

For example, a surgical trainee should be tested on his/her surgical skills and not just knowledge of pathology. Construct validity: Congruence of assessment instrument with the purpose. For example, communication skills should be tested by 8 Key Concepts in Assessment 9 direct observation of the interview between the candidate and the patient and not by a paper and pencil test. Predictive validity: Ability of the instrument to predict future performance. S examination and performance during training as a house officer.

Rees, L. ) Medical Education in the Millennium, 131-142 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK). What is at stake? SHEPARD, E. & GODWIN, J. (2004) Assessments through the learning process, Question mark White Paper. Questionmark Corporation. htm; (last accessed December 2005). I CHAPTER 2 | Key Concepts in Assessment Formative and Summative Assessment Formative assessment is process focused; its primary purpose is to provide feedback to both student and teacher while the program is still ongoing.

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