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Table 1 Development of main Ideas through participatory redesign phase and individual interviews

From: Changing the culture of assessment: the dominance of the summative assessment paradigm

   Need for more authentic assessment Provision of feedback without (or before) grades Provision of one-to-one mentoring following assessments Improved quality of feedback Feedback regarding correct ‘model’ answers Improved multi-source feedback by peers Other
Individual post-it suggestions Students 0 1 2 3 4 0 6
Clinicians 1 0 5 3 1 0 3
Pairs/trios 1 1 4 2 0 0 0
Sub-groups 1 1 2 2 0 0 0
Whole group Discussed in detail. Largely supported in the group. Discussed in some detail. Discussion led by two students. Clinicians implicitly critical. Discussed in detail, but largely dismissed as logistically impractical. Discussed very briefly – difficult to provide feedback when considering mark of borderline candidates. Not discussed. Brought up briefly by clinician near the end of the meeting Not discussed
Individual follow-up interviews Students All discuss need for greater authenticity One students remains strong advocate, others critical. All supportive, while recognising practical constraints Not discussed   Mixed views  
Clinicians ¾ discuss need for greater authenticity All are critical One clinician supportive, others critical Not discussed   Mixed views  
  1. Numbers refer to the number of individuals or groups who raised a particular topic. Note that individuals completed more than one post-it per person