Twelve tips for increasing the defensibility of assessment decisions

Richard B. Hays*, Gary Hamlin, Linda Crane

*Corresponding author for this work

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In an era of increasing scrutiny of the performance of graduates in the workplace, there can be frustrations when decisions about learners with borderline or poor performance in formal assessments are over-turned in appeal processes. This article addresses the approach to reducing the uncertainty about assessment decisions and surviving appeals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)433-436
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Teacher
Issue number5
Early online date2014
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2015


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