ERIC Number: EJ628236
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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A Survey of Student Assessment in U.S. Medical Schools: The Balance of Breadth versus Fidelity.
Mavis, Brian E.; Cole, Bridget L.; Hoppe, Ruth B.
Teaching and Learning in Medicine, v13 n2 p74-79 Spr 2001
Surveyed U.S. medical schools to determine the extent to which student assessments have broadened beyond multiple-choice question (MCQ) examinations and preceptor ratings. Found that a variety of competency assessments currently are used; MCQs remain a core assessment method. Year 3 had the greatest breadth of assessment strategies. (EV)
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Medical Schools, School Surveys, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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