Postgraduate Course: Assessment, Examinations and Standard Setting (MEED11022)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will consider the critical issues associated with assessment of both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
- The purpose of assessment. When and how to assess?
- The assertion that assessment drives learning.
- Techniques for controlling validity, reliability, standardisation and utility.
- What part does formative and summative assessment play in the curriculum?
- What are the merits of scoring, marking, ranking, normative and peer-referenced processes.
- The concepts of competence, capability and performance in professional practice?
- Developing an assessment blue-print
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1)
||Blocks 2-3 (Sem 1-2)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 8,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 8,
Online Activities 64,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 30,
Revision Session Hours 2,
Other Study Hours 1,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Assessment will be based on a written assignment, contribution to discussion board and practical tasks
|No Exam Information
| After completing the MSc in Clinical Education, an individual will have sufficient knowledge to:
- Describe and discuss contemporary theories and issues in Clinical Education, at a national and international level.
- Recognise, evaluate and make an appropriate response to the governance and policy associated with Clinical Education.
- Exercise a critical appraisal of situations and circumstances pertaining to Clinical Education.
- Recognise, reflect upon and respond to their own educational needs and the needs of others.
- Take a lead responsibility in Clinical Education within their own professional area.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||An on-line, virtual, or E-learning environment has been chosen for the delivery of all courses on the MSc programme. Teaching, learning and assessment takes place in an electronic environment known as the Forth Suite. This has been developed by the CMVM specifically for on-line post-graduate courses and allows interactive visual, audio, textural and graphical modes of communication, in the same synchronous or asynchronous event.
|Course organiser||Mrs Gillian Aitken
Tel: 0131 242 6536
|Course secretary||Mrs Andrea Scott
Tel: 0131 242 6355
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