Workshop details

How to make progress in progress testing

Date: Friday 14 October

Facilitators: René Tio (University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands) André Bremers, Tineke Krommenhoek, Cees van der Vleuten (Department of Educational Development and Research, Maastricht University, The Netherlands)

Workshop description

In this workshop participants will learn about essential choices to be made for the implementation of progress testing. Participants will discuss their own situation and learn which steps could be taken to implement progress testing in their own situation. This will be done around the following topics: Place of the PT in the assessment program/goals of the PT, formative or summative, feedback, standard setting, test construction item writing and review, logistics, managerial support.

Objectives of the session and the knowledge, attitudes and skills that participants should gain from it

After attending this workshop attendees will:

  • Have knowledge about the underlying educational philosophy of PT
  • Have knowledge about legal, logistic and test related issues (such as standard setting) when using PT
  • Have thought about what is the most essential hurdle or step to take in their own situation in order to establish a PT in their curriculum
  • Have thought about the most ideal situation for a collaborative PT setting

Maximum number of participants

36