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Problem‐based learning: future challenges for educational practice and research
Context  Problem‐based learning (PBL) is widely used in higher education. There is evidence available that students and faculty are highly satisfied with PBL. Nevertheless, in educational practiceExpand
The assessment of professional competence: Developments, research and practical implications.
Educational achievement testing is an area of turmoil in the health sciences. Examinations are a constant source of problems for many teachers, curriculum designers and educationalists. TheExpand
The Script Concordance Test: A Tool to Assess the Reflective Clinician
Background: The Script Concordance (SC) test is a new assessment tool. It is designed to probe whether knowledge of examinees is efficiently organized for clinical actions. That kind of organizationExpand
A model for programmatic assessment fit for purpose
We propose a model for programmatic assessment in action, which simultaneously optimises assessment for learning and assessment for decision making about learner progress. This model is based on aExpand
Assessing professional competence: from methods to programmes
Introduction  We use a utility model to illustrate that, firstly, selecting an assessment method involves context‐dependent compromises, and secondly, that assessment is not a measurement problem butExpand
Portfolios in medical education: why do they meet with mixed success? A systematic review
Context  The move towards competence‐based medical education has created a need for instruments that support and assess competence development. Portfolios seem suitable but mixed reports of theirExpand
Students' opinions about their preparation for clinical practice
Introduction  There are data that suggest that medical students do not feel sufficiently prepared for clinical practice in the clerkships. The transition from pre‐clinical to clinical training causesExpand
Why don’t they know enough about anatomy? A narrative review
Background: Publications in a variety of journals have described the problem of medical students’ decreasing anatomical knowledge. Interestingly, the number of people making this assertion isExpand
Script concordance testing: a review of published validity evidence
Medical Education 2011: 45: 329–338
The assessment of professional competence: building blocks for theory development.
This article presents lessons learnt from experiences with assessment of professional competence. Based on Miller's pyramid, a distinction is made between established assessment technology forExpand