Inter-rater Reliability and Agreement of Rubrics for Assessment of Scientific Writing

@inproceedings{Hansson2014InterraterRA,
  title={Inter-rater Reliability and Agreement of Rubrics for Assessment of Scientific Writing},
  author={Eva Ekvall Hansson and Peter J. Svensson and Eva Lena Strandberg and Anders Beckman},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract Background: Learning how to write a scientific paper is a mandatory part of medical education at many universities. The criteria for passing the exam are not always clear; the grading guidelines are often sparse and sometimes poorly defined. Therefore, the use of rubrics can be appropriate. Purpose: The aim of this study was to test inter-rater reliability and to test agreement for the modified rubrics for the assessment of master’s theses in medical education at a Swedish university… CONTINUE READING