November 2008 Resources

A toolkit that recommends strategies for measuring attainment of professional competencies. Produced by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Web site of the All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE), which includes "Case Studies of Good Practices of Assessment of Student Learning in Higher Education."


Implementation of Portfolio Assessment in a Competency-Based Dental Hygiene Program
Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, Lorie P. Holt, Pamela R. Overman, and Colleen R. Schmidt
J Dent Educ. 64:375-380. Not available online.

Predictive Validity of Dental Hygiene Competency Assessment Measures on One-Shot Clinical Licensure Exams
Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, Kimberly Krust Bray, Bonnie Sue Branson, Lorie Holt, Nancy Keselyak, Tanya Villalpando Mitchell, and Karen B. Williams
J Dent Educ. 69:363-370

Validity and Reliability of Portfolio Assessment of Competency in a Baccalaureate Dental Hygiene Program
Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, Juhu Kim, Richard L. Palm, G. Edward Mills, Elizabeth Noble, and Pamela R. Overman
J Dent Educ. 67: 991-1002

Portfolios Are Replacing Qualifying Exams as a Step on the Road to Dissertations
Paula Wasley, July 11, 2008

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