A remedial intervention linked to a formative assessment is effective in terms of improving student performance in subsequent degree examinations

Jennifer Cleland, R K Mackenzie, S Ross, H K Sinclair, A J Lee

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Abstract

Intervention may help weaker medical students improve their performance. However, the effectiveness of remedial intervention is inconclusive due to small sample sizes in previous studies. We asked: is remedial intervention linked to a formative assessment effective in terms of improving student performance in subsequent degree examinations?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e185-e190
Number of pages6
JournalMedical Teacher
Volume32
Issue number4
Early online date30 Mar 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • adolescent
  • databases as Topic
  • education, medical, undergraduate
  • educational measurement
  • England
  • female
  • humans
  • male
  • observation
  • remedial teaching
  • retrospective studies
  • students, medical
  • young adult

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