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Making the certainty based marking pilot study a reality

Authors Stone B, Lemon TI

Received 9 March 2013

Accepted for publication 11 March 2013

Published 7 May 2013 Volume 2013:4 Pages 101—102

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S44984

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Benjamin AT Stone, Thomas I Lemon

School of Medicine, Institute of Medical Education, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales

We thank the authors of "Use of certainty-based marking in a second-year medical student cohort: a pilot study"1 for their pilot study, we agree this is an interesting area that warrants further investigation. Schoendorfer and Emmett1 aimed to assess student opinion of certainty-based marking (CBM) as a method of improving current curricula and explore the effectiveness of its implementation. If effective, the researchers believe CBM may increase the amount of certainty by those in professional health care roles.

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