عنوان مقاله [English]
The quantitative growth of higher education system and consequently medical education in recent years has caused the quality of Important Components in Education, specially the exams with less consideration..
The purpose of this study is “the Identification of effective factors in improving the quality of medical specialty board exams from the perspective of stakeholders”
In order to analyze this descriptive-analytical study, in the first step, three groups of stakeholders including board members, assistants and program managers were asked to give their viewpoints on the factors affecting the quality improvement of the speciality board exam in the four fields studied using a questionnaire.
Based on the results of the study, it was found that the participants rated the impact of organizational, psychological, physical and factors along with the designing of the test questions on improving the quality of the specialty board exams above the average.
Moreover in the quantitative analysis, the results in the four fields showed that the highest percentage of difficult questions were related to questions with moderate difficulty and in index of discrimination, questions have appropriate dicriminatin index. Also, the KR20 Reliability test in all four fields have been above 0.8.
The results of this project emphasize more on the influential components that improve the quality of tests which include organizational, psychological , physical and factors along with designing the test questions. Moreover, the participation of all the stakeholders in the survey provides comprehensive findings which may or help improve the holding of the specialty board exam along with the preparation and design of test questions.
Keywords: improvement , board examination , stakeholders