Educational Resources

Assessment and Evaluation

Consultation service and support

  • Development and design of assessment instruments that provides fair and valid measures of our students' achievement

Examination support

  • Item writing, examination scoring, item analysis, item banking using LXR software, OSCE development and analysis, optical scanning and standard setting
  • Assists course directors by reviewing block examinations and examination results
  • Assistance with the development of custom OSCE checklists, including checklist development, scanning and scoring
  • Supports the MMI process by developing, scanning and scoring the scoring sheets
  • Reviews and confirms course marks for the undergraduate medical program
  • Maintains faculty item banks
  • Converting faculty item banks to LXR software
  • Works with committees to develop the final fourth-year examinations, both OSCE and comprehensive exams

Statistical and research consults

  • Assistance on research study design, data collection and processing, and statistical analysis; survey development and the development of custom data collection forms
  • Provided statistical and research consulting to faculty and students

Faculty evaluations

  • Assist in the retrieval of course/instructor evaluations prior to 2012
  • Works with committees to develop the final fourth-year examinations, both OSCE and comprehensive exams
  • Maintains faculty item banks
  • Converting faculty item banks to LXR

Workshop offerings

  • Developing Multiple Choice Items
  • Constructing Matching and Short Answer items
  • Developing OSCE Stations
  • Conducting Item Analysis, Item Banking (LXR)
  • Standard Setting and developing surveys and questionnaires
Customized workshops are available upon request.

 

For more information contact:

Dr. Dwight Harley
Director, Assessment and Evaluation
Tel: 780-492-0705
Email: dwight.harley@ualberta.ca