publication . Article . 2019

Intended and unintended test constructs in a multiple-mini admission interview. A validity study

Lotte Dyhrberg O'Neill; Eva Lykkegaard; Kulamakan Kulasageram;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2019
  • Country: Denmark
Admission interviews in higher education may be developed with the intention to select applicants with specific personal competences not captured by traditional grade-based admission. In this study, we examined whether the data structure of multiple-mini admission interview scores supported the presence of communication, empathy, collaboration, and resilience as independent test dimensions. In addition, the associations between the interview scores and unintended test constructs (station format, pre-university grades, age, gender) were examined. Confirmatory and exploratory factor analyses and regression analyses were used to examine interview data from a cohort...
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free text keywords: Admission Tests, Multiple-Mini Interviews, Validity, Medical Education, Multiple Mini Interview, Admission interviews, Internal structure, Factor analysis, Empathy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Test (assessment), Applied psychology, Cohort, Interview data, Higher education, business.industry, business, Danish, language.human_language, language, Psychology, Medical school, Psychological resilience, lcsh:Special aspects of education, lcsh:LC8-6691
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