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Presentation
Setting the Standard for a High-Stakes End of Third Year Assessment
Office of Institutional Research, Evaluation, and Assessment Publications and Presentations
  • Mary L. Zanetti, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Michele M. Carlin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Laura A. Sefton, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Wendy L. Gammon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Sarah M. McGee, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Michele P. Pugnaire, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Office of Educational Affairs, Division of Research and Evaluation
Date
11-1-2007
Document Type
Presentation
Medical Subject Headings
Education, Medical, Undergraduate; Students, Medical; Clinical Competence; Educational Measurement
Abstract

Purpose:

- Conduct modified Angoff standard setting procedure due to planned move to “high-stakes” End of Third Year Assessment (EOTYA)

- Assess the result of applying cutoffs to EOTYA student performance data

- Analyze judges’ perceptions and confidence in setting cutoffs for three skill areas across seven Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)

Presented at the AAMC (Association of American Colleges) Annual Meeting, RIME (Research in Medical Education) Program, November 2007.

Citation Information
Mary L. Zanetti, Michele M. Carlin, Laura A. Sefton, Wendy L. Gammon, et al.. "Setting the Standard for a High-Stakes End of Third Year Assessment" (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mary_zanetti/21/