The impact of improving the quality of test questions development on the content validity of examinations for PhD students of Traditional Pharmacy

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Homa Hajimahdipoor 1 , Somayeh Esmaeili 1 , Maryam Hamzeloo Moghadam 1 , *

1 Department of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Traditional Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

How to Cite: Hajimahdipoor H, Esmaeili S, Hamzeloo Moghadam M. The impact of improving the quality of test questions development on the content validity of examinations for PhD students of Traditional Pharmacy, J Med Edu. 2015 ; 14(2):e105433. doi: 10.22037/jme.v14i2.9239.

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Journal of Medical Education: 14 (2); e105433
Published Online: June 27, 2015
Article Type: Brief Report
Received: June 21, 2015
Accepted: July 14, 2015
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Abstract

To improve the quality of the MCQs, a supervising feedback strategy between the examination constructors and the Educational Development Office of the School of Traditional Medicine was performed to evaluate the content validity and designation of the course items of the phytotherapy exam for PhD students of Traditional Pharmacy. The efforts resulted in a well-constructed examination.

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