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ERIC Number: EJ516437
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-1040-2446
A Surgery Oral Examination: Interrater Agreement and the Influence of Rater Characteristics.
Burchard, Kenneth W.; And Others
Academic Medicine, v70 n11 p1044-46 Nov 1995
A study measured interrater reliability among 140 United States and Canadian surgery exam raters and the influences of age, years in practice, and experience as an examiner on individual scores. Results indicate three aspects of examinee performance influenced scores: verbal style, dress, and content of answers. No rater characteristic significantly affected scores. Raters ranked good performances more consistently than poor performances. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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