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Assessing potential: the development of selection procedures for the Oxford medical course

Abstract:

In this paper, we examine the methods by which candidates are selected for the Oxford Medical School in the light of the literature on assessment in general and candidate selection in particular. We review changes in the process that attempt to capture the best of evidence-supported practice while preserving or enhancing the features identified as being peculiar strengths of the Oxford learning environment. These changes aim to improve fairness, reliability and validity, while permitting cand...

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10.1080/0305498042000215548

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Hawkins, C More by this author
Journal:
OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION
Volume:
30
Issue:
2
Pages:
241-255
Publication date:
2004-06-05
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EISSN:
1465-3915
ISSN:
0305-4985
URN:
uuid:15f38815-8a78-4fda-b7d3-bcfad28dc81f
Source identifiers:
6829
Local pid:
pubs:6829
Language:
English

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