Course Description

Principles, techniques, trends in evaluative practices used in health professional schools with focus on student achievement and effectivity of health professions educational programs.

An introductory course in educational evaluation, it gives an overview of the role of evaluation in totality of health professions education. It deals with the principles, techniques, and trends in the assessment of student achievement, teaching performance and health education programs. It precedes a sequence of courses in special areas of evaluation: Test Construction, Attitude Assessment, Evaluation of Clinical Competence, and Teacher Evaluation.

Unit: 3 Units