PAR-40043 - Developing and Delivering Assessment in Clinical Education
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective





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Description for 2024/25

The module aims to provide an understanding of how to develop assessment items and programmes in clinical education and provide an overview of assessment development, emendation, standard setting, psychometric analysis and feedback.

Intended Learning Outcomes

identify and evaluate a range of assessment strategies and methodologies and explore how they can how they can be combined to form different programmes of assessment: 1
apply guidelines and frameworks to design a range of reliable and valid assessment items: 2
implement and critically evaluate approaches to standard setting an assessment to derive a pass score: 3
define and calculate psychometric indices to evaluate the reliability and validity of an assessment: 3
utilise psychometric indicators to inform and enhance assessments in the future: 3

Study hours

Pre-course reading/familiarisation with assessment: 10 hours
Lectures and small group work: 15 hours
Independent study task (post day 1): 10 hours
Consolidation research and reading: 39 hours
Assessment task 1 (Exercise): 30 hours
Assessment task 2 (Presentation): 10 hours
Assessment task 3 (Reflection/written task): 30 hours
Presentation day/attendance: 6 hours

School Rules

Applicants should be graduate, or equivalent, health professionals preparing for or currently engaged in teaching.

Description of Module Assessment