Ms Jo Cockerill
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Ms Jo Cockerill

Assessment Psychometrician

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry)

Role

Psychometric analysis of medical and dental programmes assessment data. Research relating to medical and dental programmes assessment.

Research interests

Anything related to assessment data generated from medical and dental programme assessments, including the challenge of achieving an acceptable level of reliability in ISCE assessments.

Publications Ali, K., Cockerill, J., Zahra, D., Tredwin, C., & Ferguson, C. (2018) Impact of progress testing on the learning experiences of students in medicine, dentistry, and dental therapy. BMC Medical Education. 18. 253. Ali, K., Cockerill, J., Zahra, D., Qazi, H.S., Raja, U., & Ataullah, K. (2018) Self-perceived Preparedness of Final Year Dental Students in a Developing Country - A multi-institution Study. European Journal of Dental Education. 22(4) e745-e750. Zahra, D., Robinson, I.M., Roberts, M.J., Coombes, L., Cockerill, J., & Burr, S.A (2017) Rigour in moderation processes is more important than the choice of method. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. 42(7) 1159-1167. Conference Presentations and Workshops Ali, K., Cockerill, J., Zahra, D. & Ferguson, C. (2018) Do students on different programmes use different resources to prepare for the Progress Test? Presented at the EBMA Looking Ahead in Progress Testing Conference, 22 June, Exeter, UK. Zahra, D. & Cockerill, J. (2018) Understanding Standard Setting. Workshop provided at the Academy of Medical Educators 'Applied Principles of Assessment in Clinical and Healthcare Education (APACHE)' event, 3-4 July, Cardiff Medical School, UK. Cockerill, J. & Zahra, D. (2018) Developing a Robust Post-test Process. Workshop provided at the Academy of Medical Educators ‘Applied Principles of Assessment in Clinical and Healthcare Education (APACHE)' event, 3-4 July, Cardiff Medical School, UK. Cockerill, J., Roberts, M.J., Gabe-Thomas, E., & Zahra, D. (2017) Exploring the use of item statistics based on negatively marked scores and dichotomised scores. Presented at the Association for the Study of Medical Education annual conference, 21-22 June, Exeter, UK. Cockerill, J., Gabe-Thomas, E., Ferguson, C., Zahra, D. & Roberts, M. (2016) A tool to help ensure coverage of the assessment blueprint in multiple choice assessments. Presented at the European Board of Medical Assessors conference, 14-15 October, Exeter, UK.

Other academic activities

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