The Medical Council of Canada’s internal researchers often publish technical reports, collaborate with external researchers on technical reports, or fund research into specific directed areas. Below is the list of technical reports arising from these types of studies:
Bahry, L., Hambleton, R.K., Gotzmann, A., De Champlain, A. & Roy, M. (2012). National Assessment Collaboration Standard Setting Study Report.
Bartman, I., Kolen, M., Gong, J. & Smee, S.M. (2012). Equating the MCCQE Part II.
Bartman, I., Roy, M. & Smee, S. (2011). Catching the Hawks and Doves: A Method for Identifying Extreme Examiners on Objective Structured Clinical Examinations.
Bartman, I., Smee, S.M. & Roy, M. (2013). A method for identifying extreme OSCE examiners. Clinical Teacher, 10(1), 27-31.
Breithaupt, K. & Hare D.R. (2012). Test Assembly and Delivery Models for a National Examination of Medical Knowledge.
Breithaupt, K., Pope, G. & Zumbo, B.D. Test Taker Experiences and Beliefs — A Case Study: Recent Examinees
Breithaupt, K., Wood, T.J., Roy, M. & Zumbo, B.D. Unified Validity Framework: Evidence from an Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) for International Medical Graduates.
De Champlain, A.F. (2011). Assessing the Underlying Structure of the Medical Council of Canada’s Qualifying Examination Part I Clinical Decision Making Cases: A Comparison of Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis Models.
De Champlain, A.F, Boulais, A.-P. & Dallas, A. (2012). Calibrating the Medical Council of Canada’s Qualifying Part I Examination Using an Integrated Item Response Theory Framework: A Comparison of Models and Calibration Designs
Gierl, M., Lai, H., & Li, J. (2011). Evaluating the Performance of CATSIB in a Multi-Stage Adaptive Testing Environment.
Gierl, M., Lai, H. (2012). Methods for Creating and Evaluating the Item Model Structure Used In Automatic Item Generation.
Lai, H. & Gierl, M. (2012). Design Principles Required for Skills-Based Calibrated Item Generation.
Li, J., Gierl, M.J., Lai, H. & Roussos, L. A Modified CATSIB Procedure for Detecting Differential Item Function on Computer-Based Tests.
Sandilands, D., Gotzmann, A. & Roy, M. (2012). Empirical Study of the Differential Weighting of Items and Station Components in Scoring the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination, Part II.
Smee, S., Roy M. & Brailovsky, C. (2012). Validity Evidence For Integrating a Component of Two High-Stakes OSCE.
Tamblyn, R., Abrahamowicz, M., Bartlett, G., Winslade, N., Jacques, A., Klass, D., Wenghofer, E., Smee, S., Dauphinee, D., Blackmore, D., Bartman, I., Buckeridge, D. & Hanley, J. The Quebec-Ontario Follow-up Study of the Association between Scores Achieved on the MCCQE Part II Examination and Performance in Clinical Practice.
Wood, T.J., Roy, M., McConnell, M.M. & Breithaupt, K. Evidence for the Validity of a Clinical Skill Assessment.