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Anthony R. Artino, Jr.

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Anthony R. Artino, Jr., PhD, is a health professions educator and researcher; he is also a Captain in the U.S. Navy. Tony currently serves as Professor and Deputy Director for the Graduate Programs in Health Professions Education in the Department of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Tony’s areas of professional interest include survey design, self-regulated learning, and the responsible conduct of research. Tony can be followed on Twitter or LinkedIn.

Designing Better Surveys for Education and Research

Health professions educators are increasingly engaged in educational scholarship. Many times, a survey is suggested as a way to collect data for scholarly activities related to teaching, learner assessment, program evaluation, and research, to name just a few. However, survey design is both an art and a science, and poorly designed surveys are unlikely to provide credible data. In this blog post, I offer six principles to guide the design and development of high-quality surveys in health professions education, with the ultimate goal of helping readers design better surveys for collecting better data.

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Survey Checklist (Manifesto).....

Here's one more useful reference that I forgot to include in the blog. This one may be particularly useful to folks because it inc... Read More
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 3:03 PM
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