Abdulaziz Alamri

Department of Medical Education and Consultant Urologist, College of Medicine, KKU, Abha, Saudi Arabia


  • Research Article   
    Assessment of MCQs in MBBS program in Saudi Arabia
    Author(s): Omer Abdelgadir Elfaki*, Abdulaziz Alamri and Karim Eldin M A Salih

    Background; Multiple choice questions represent one of the commonest methods of assessment in medical education. They believed to be reliable and efficient. Their quality depends on good item construction. Item analysis is used to assess their quality by computing difficulty index, discrimination index, distractor efficiency and test reliability. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of MCQs used in the College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia. Design: Cross sectional Study design Materials and Methods: Item analysis data of 21 MCQs exams were collected. Values for difficulty index, discrimination index, distractor efficiency and reliability coefficient. Descriptive statistic parameters were computed. Results: Twenty-one tests were analysed. Overall, 7% of the items among all the tests were difficult, 35% were easy and 58% were acceptable. The m.. Read More»

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    Submitted PhD thesis in Biotechnology at GITAM University, Vizag.

  • Yousef Alomi

    Yousef Alomi
    The Past Head, General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care at Ministry of Health,
    Saudi Arabia Critical Care/TPN
    Clinical Pharmacist Ministry of Health,
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Osamu Tanaka

    Osamu Tanaka
    Assistant Professor,
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Asahi University Hospital
    Gifu city, Gifu, Japan

  • Maher Abdel Fattah Al-Shayeb

    Department of Surgical Sciences, Ajman University, UAE

  • Andrzej Zdziennicki

    Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Lodz, I Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology (Lodz, Poland)

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