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A standardized rubric to evaluate student presentations.
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PMID:  21301605     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To design, implement, and assess a rubric to evaluate student presentations in a capstone doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) course.
DESIGN: A 20-item rubric was designed and used to evaluate student presentations in a capstone fourth-year course in 2007-2008, and then revised and expanded to 25 items and used to evaluate student presentations for the same course in 2008-2009. Two faculty members evaluated each presentation.
ASSESSMENT: The Many-Facets Rasch Model (MFRM) was used to determine the rubric's reliability, quantify the contribution of evaluator harshness/leniency in scoring, and assess grading validity by comparing the current grading method with a criterion-referenced grading scheme. In 2007-2008, rubric reliability was 0.98, with a separation of 7.1 and 4 rating scale categories. In 2008-2009, MFRM analysis suggested 2 of 98 grades be adjusted to eliminate evaluator leniency, while a further criterion-referenced MFRM analysis suggested 10 of 98 grades should be adjusted.
CONCLUSION: The evaluation rubric was reliable and evaluator leniency appeared minimal. However, a criterion-referenced re-analysis suggested a need for further revisions to the rubric and evaluation process.
Michael J Peeters; Eric G Sahloff; Gregory E Stone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of pharmaceutical education     Volume:  74     ISSN:  1553-6467     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Pharm Educ     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-08     Completed Date:  2011-06-07     Revised Date:  2013-06-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372650     Medline TA:  Am J Pharm Educ     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  171     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Toledo College of Pharmacy, Toledo, OH 43614, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Education, Pharmacy / methods*
Educational Measurement
Models, Statistical*
Reproducibility of Results
Students, Pharmacy*

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