John S. G. Biggs
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The length of participant information sheets (ISs) for research and difficulties in their comprehension have been a cause of increasing concern. We aimed to examine the information sheets in resear...
An appraisal of postgraduate training under the aegis of the Higher Education Commission in 2006-2007 showed strong input of supervisors and enthusiasm of trainees. Problems were evident however,… Continue Reading
The social mission, or accepted social responsibility of Australian medical schools, was assessed at a time of rapid expansion and resulting pressure on staff and facilities. Nine new schools have… Continue Reading
The social missions and responsibilities of medical colleges/schools have received much comment, especially in the light of rapid expansions in medical schools and the number of students in the… Continue Reading
Pakistan, the most populated country in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean region has a population of over 170 million, spread over five provinces and four federally administered areas. It has a growth… Continue Reading
BACKGROUND Nearly 18,000 candidates securing 60% and above marks in Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examination contest for admission in Medical Colleges, in Punjab, Pakistan by sitting in… Continue Reading
Background: Over the past decade, Pakistan has seen phenomenal growth in Health Profession Education. As the products of these newer medical colleges join the industry, we have received anecdotal… Continue Reading
Definition and Context The Oxford Dictionary 1 defines assessment as ‘the action of assessing’. Here ‘assessing’ implies evaluating the nature, ability or quality of someone or something. Evaluation,… Continue Reading
The ethical review of research protocols is an essential aspect of research administration. It is undertaken in many countries by committees, under the guise of Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) in… Continue Reading