Modified Essay Questions (MEQ) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) may both be designed to test these skills. The objectives of this study were to assess the effectiveness of both forms of questions in testing the different levels of the cognitive skills of undergraduate medical students and to detect any item writing flaws in the questions.
The modified essay question: effect of author location on student performance. Rabinowitz HK. The Department of Family Medicine at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia has utilized the modified essay question (MEQ) as an evaluative instrument in its required third-year clerkship since 1976.
Background: Multiple choice questions and Modified Essay Questions are two widely used methods of assessment in medical education.There is a lack of substantial evidence whether both forms of questions can assess higher ordered thinking or not. Objective: The objective of this paper is to assess the ability of a well-constructed Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ) to assess higher ordered thinking.Medical education is moving to a more problem-orientated basis than was the case formerly. The Modified Essay Question has its origins in this movement, being introduced in the late 1960s as one assessment technique more suited to general practice than other traditional assessment methods.Modified Essay Questions MEQs.. or computer facility to every student to avoid. going back to any question,. this paper raises this question: What are the.
In the second issue of Medical Teacher (1979, 1, 65-70), Professor R. M. Harden gave an overview of assessment in medical education. Here, Professor Knox describes some of the issues involved in one form of assessment—the Modified Essay Question. With careful preparation, this technique can provide a measure of abilities (including attitudes) which cannot easily be assessed by other means.Read More
Short Answer Questions or Modified Essay. of student learning. The Newcastle Medical School in Australia developed a 5-year problem-based curriculum and adopted the Modified Essay Question.Read More
Potential for high-quality learning in medical students' ways of approaching a modified essay question Bonnevier, Anna Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.Read More
The MEQ question has questions that deal with problems typically encountered in general practice that might present to a GP. The content may vary from common clinical problems. or. an environmental issue, which impacts on the. community. It is designed to test decision-making skills.Read More
The example solutions for each question are provided to give an example of the type of response required for a modified essay question. Candidates may also use the Example MEQs as a training tool when preparing for the MEQ paper of the AFRM Fellowship Written Examination (Adult Rehabilitation). Important Note: These are Example Modified Essay.Read More
The modified essay question (MEQ) was developed by Hodgkin and Knox as an examination tool for the Royal College of General Practitioners. 2 MEQ exams include multiple problem-solving questions that are designed to test higher cognitive skills and can be consistently, objectively, and efficiently scored.Read More
Modified Essay Question 1: (23 marks) You are a Consultant Psychiatrist working in a rural area, responsible for assessments of all acute patients. You are able to seek phone guidance from a Child and Adolescent Specialist in a neighbouring city.Read More
Purpose, The present article was built on the assumption that the form of an examination may influence learning, and may also reflect different kinds of knowledge. The aim of the study was to evaluate whether the results of an examination differ when short answer questions (SAQ) or modified essay questions (MEQ) are used. Method, Forty-nine students in the internal medicine course in.Read More
The student then writes the management, hand it in, and then Part 3 is given,. Modified Essay question (MEQ) by Ken Masters - Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 3:26 PM. Just a brief update: I'm using the Lesson Plan to do it at the moment, and it works reasonably well.Read More