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Medical Science Educator

, Volume 28, Supplement 1, pp 21–68 | Cite as

Poster Abstracts, 22st Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, Henderson, NV, USA, June 9-12, 2018

IAMSE 2018 Poster Abstracts
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Poster categories:

100 Assessment

200 Curriculum

300 e-Learning

400 Instructional Methods

500 Other

600 Student support

700 TBL/PBL

800 Technology & Innovation

Assessment

101 – ASSESSMENT OF NON-COGNITIVE SKILLS IN MEDICAL STUDENTS DURING COLLABORATIVE GROUP TESTING

Adrienne Z. Ables, Alexis M. Stoner, Heidi Lujan, Stephen E. diCarlo, and Robert A. Augustyniak

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Carolinas Campus and Michigan State University

PURPOSE: The primary form of assessment used by most American medical schools is the multiple-choice format of one question, five answers, and only one correct answer. However, assessing in this manner creates the illusion of right and wrong, and ignores the endlessly fluid nature of information and that knowledge is complex, evolving, and can be improved upon over time. Furthermore, many students believe that the test defines them such that their intelligence is determined by their grade, which erodes motivation and sets up a competitive...

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