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Critical synthesis package: medical course experience questionnaire

Richardson, John T. E. (2013). Critical synthesis package: medical course experience questionnaire. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 9:9353.

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The MCEQ is an 18-item instrument that was developed for obtaining feedback from graduates of medical schools. It is a self-completion instrument administered by postal survey. It is intended to complement more generic instruments in providing evidence for quality assurance purposes. It contains four scales: clinical practice; becoming a professional; influences on health delivery; and professional support. Psychometric data come from a study of medical school graduates in New Zealand which achieved a response rate of only 30%. The items themselves possess good content validity and face validity, and the scale scores demonstrated satisfactory internal consistency. However, the scoring procedure is not clearly described, and the items probably constitute only three scales, not four. Further development work is needed if the MCEQ is to constitute a useful instrument for obtaining student feedback.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2013 Association of American Medical Colleges
Keywords: course experience; quality assurance; health care quality assurance (MeSH); student feedback; Directory and Repository of Evaluated Assessment Measures; DREAM
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 36761
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2013 09:58
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:14
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