Understanding the place of assessment standards: a case study in medical diagnostic radiography

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Kilgour, Andrew, Gerzina, Tania, Keppell, Mike and Gerzina, Janet. 2013. "Understanding the place of assessment standards: a case study in medical diagnostic radiography." Loftus, Stephen, Gerzina, Tania, Higgs, Joy, Smith, Megan and Duffy, Elaine (ed.) Educating health professionals: becoming a university teacher. Rotterdam, Netherlands. Sense Publishers. pp. 277-286
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Understanding the place of assessment standards: a case study in medical diagnostic radiography

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID3228
Book TitleEducating health professionals: becoming a university teacher
AuthorsKilgour, Andrew (Author), Gerzina, Tania (Author), Keppell, Mike (Author) and Gerzina, Janet (Author)
EditorsLoftus, Stephen, Gerzina, Tania, Higgs, Joy, Smith, Megan and Duffy, Elaine
Volume8
Page Range277-286
SeriesPractice, Education, Work and Society
Chapter Number24
Number of Pages10
Year2013
PublisherSense Publishers
Place of PublicationRotterdam, Netherlands
ISBN9789462093515
9789462093539
Abstract

This chapter presents a case study of an attempt to deal with the issue of assessment in clinical placements. A solution was to establish an Australian national standard in assessment for all educators involved in the particular discipline of medical diagnostic radiography. Rather than reinventing the wheel, the Australian national standard already established for speech pathology (Ferguson, McAllister, McAllister, & Lincoln, 2006) was used as a guideline. This chapter, therefore, summarises the experience of developing national assessment standards in the discipline of medical diagnostic radiography. The authors believe the lessons learned can be applied to many other health professions.

Keywordsassessment in clinical placements; national standard in assessment
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390405. Educational technology and computing
390499. Specialist studies in education not elsewhere classified
390402. Education assessment and evaluation
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c. 2013 Sense Publishers. Published version made not accessible.

Byline AffiliationsCharles Sturt University
University of Sydney
Australian Digital Futures Institute
Department of Health, New South Wales
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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