TITLE

Validity of final examinations in undergraduate medical training

AUTHOR(S)
van der Vleuten, Cees
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7270, p1217
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the viability of continuous assessment and final examinations in medical education in Great Britain. Questions regarding the validity and reliability of final examinations; Lack of feedback and opportunities for correction associated with such exams; Need for more professionally authentic assessment to judge clinical competence; Belief that continuous assessment encourages continuous learning.
ACCESSION #
3748988

 

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