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| Published: September 30, 2021

Emerging Trends in the Assessment of Medical Students

Narayanappa Shiroorkar Pradeepkumar

MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Abdul Wahab Pathath

Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sayed Ibrahim Ali

Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.209.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.209

ABSTRACT

Every academician wants the students to learn and retain the material they cover and at the same time enjoy learning2. Examination is the method to access student knowledge and the Closed-book exam is the most common type of exam conducted to know how well students have learned2. Students prefer alternative forms of testing; using crib notes where the students can prepare notes to use on the exam, oral examinations, credit assignments and open-book exams (OBE) etc. are alternative methods2, 3. The aim of this study is to evaluate what short of assessment students prefer and what short of assessment teacher prefer? Why they prefer these? And also, to know their merits and demerits.

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Abdul Wahab Pathath @ wahabpathath@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.209.20210903

10.25215/0903.209

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021