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January-June 2018| Vol 1| Issue 1


Reframing the lecture versus active learning debate: Suggestions for a new way forward

For nearly 1000 years, lecture has been the most frequently used teaching strategy in higher education. Over the past 20 years, there has been increasing pressure to stop lecturing and instead use m...


Technology, innovation, and progress in testing: Eight barriers to change

This “Perspectives” article involves the reflections of Dr. David Foster based on his nearly 40-year working experience in the assessment arena. Foster argues that, despite many innovati...

Policy Pearls

Improving response rates for course and instructor evaluations using a global approach

Obtaining sufficient survey responses to make course and instructor evaluation results meaningful is a challenge in many, if not most, health professions training programs. This paper describes a se...

Original Article

Using a model board examination and a case study assessing clinical reasoning to evaluate curricular change

Background: This study compared student ability to integrate basic science and clinical information before and after implementing a curriculum revision that introduced a problem-oriented case...

Original Article

Detecting cross-cultural differential item functioning for increasing validity: An example from the American board of family medicine in-training examination

Background: The present study describes the process used to detect items for cross-cultural differential item functioning (cc-DIF) and attempts to understand cc-DIF by both statistical analys...

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Education in the Health Professions, a publication of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine (USA), is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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