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ERIC Number: EJ1019140
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0146-6216
Comparison of Automated Scoring Methods for a Computerized Performance Assessment of Clinical Judgment
Harik, Polina; Baldwin, Peter; Clauser, Brian
Applied Psychological Measurement, v37 n8 p587-597 Nov 2013
Growing reliance on complex constructed response items has generated considerable interest in automated scoring solutions. Many of these solutions are described in the literature; however, relatively few studies have been published that "compare" automated scoring strategies. Here, comparisons are made among five strategies for machine-scoring examinee performances of computer-based case simulations, a complex item format used to assess physicians' patient-management skills as part of the Step 3 United States Medical Licensing Examination. These strategies utilize expert judgments to obtain various (a) case-specific or (b) generic scoring algorithms. The various compromises between efficiency, validity, and reliability that characterize each scoring approach are described and compared.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: United States Medical Licensing Examination