Assessment & Feedback

The FID Series Archive has several presentations by clinicians, basic scientists and education professionals on the topic of assessment and feedback in classrooms and clinical settings. Topics include:

  • Formative and summative assessment of performance in clinical and classroom situations

  • Giving constructive narrative feedback

  • Writing effective multiple choice, single best answer exam items

  • Program evaluation methodologies and how to use these to improve your programs

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  • Angelo TA & Cross KP. Classroom Assessment Techniques: A handbook for college teachers. Jossey-Bass Publishers; 1993. [CATs]

  • Item writing manual by Case & Swanson 

  • Caballero, J., W. R. Wolowich, S. Benavides and J. Marino (2013). Difficulty and discrimination indices of multiple-choice examination items in a college of pharmacy therapeutics and pathophysiology course sequence. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. (pdf)

  • Pangaro L, McGaghie W, eds. Handbook on Medical Student Evaluation and Assessment. Syracuse, NY: Gegensatz Press, 2015.