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Wolverhampton Intellectual Repository and E-Theses > School of Health & Wellbeing > Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement > Exploring the Gap Between Evidence and Judgement: using video vignettes for practice-based assessment of physiotherapy undergraduates

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Title: Exploring the Gap Between Evidence and Judgement: using video vignettes for practice-based assessment of physiotherapy undergraduates
Authors: Cross, Vinette
Hicks, Carolyn
Barwell, Fred
Citation: Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 26 (3): 189-212
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Journal: Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
Issue Date: 2001
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2436/29798
DOI: 10.1080/02602930120052369
Additional Links: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all?content=10.1080/02602930120052369
Abstract: The range of conditions necessary for valid and reliable assessment of clinical competence may result in a gap between amount of evidence available from performance and that required for safe inferences of competence. Two assessment forms were compared for validity and reliability, using six video vignettes of undergraduates on placement. Form A was currently in use on the programme. Form B was developed from a Delphi study involving 108 physiotherapy practitioners' perceptions of competence. Effects of training on assessment decisions were also investigated. Results indicated wide differences in individual ability to assess students. Good students tended to be rated less positively than deserved and poor students better than deserved. Judgements were more valid and reliable on Form B than on Form A (A: ω = 0.496, rho = 0.61; B: ω = 0.647, rho = 0.71) Judgements on both forms were more reliable after training than before (before: ω = 0.524, rho = 0.62; after: ω = 0.620, rho = 0.70). Factor analysis of assessment data from both forms indicated Form B had greater validity amongst clinical assessors. It is concluded that video vignettes are effective in monitoring assessors' judgements and helping to identify the amount of evidence that can reasonably and reliably be collected by clinicians assessing undergraduates in the clinical environment.
Type: Article
Language: en
ISSN: 02602938
1469297X
Appears in Collections: Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement

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