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Is Online Assessment the Panacea for E Learning During this Pandemic Medical Students’ Outlook

Journal: International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (Vol.5, No. 3)

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Page : 227-229

Keywords : Online assessment; medical students; feedback; pen &paper examination;

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Ever since the COVID 19 lockdown, teaching and assessment methods in medical education have been shifted to virtual lines. Students' feedback provides the perfect criteria for analyzing the effectiveness of online assessments. The present study has been done to evaluate the fruitfulness of online assessments from students' point of view. After taking informed consent, keeping the identity anonymous, a self developed questionnaire with ten questions were provided to the students by google form. The responses were evaluated. 120 students participated in the study 75girls, 45boys with age ranging from 17 23 years. 63.3 students selected pen and paper examination option as the best suited for the theoretical knowledge. 54.5 replied that objective tests can be done online. 59.1 found the advantage to see the grade and revise immediately after the online test. Most of them replied in their own words, that more time has to be allotted for online assessment which is needed to upload their documents. To conclude, majority of the students opined that online assessment may not be the panacea for e learning during this pandemic. They expressed their inclination more towards the traditional pen and paper examination. Dr. R. Ravi Sunder | Dr. B. Ramesh | Dr. I. Jyothi Padmaja | Dr. Neelima. P "Is Online Assessment the Panacea for E-Learning During this Pandemic? -Medical Students' Outlook" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-5 | Issue-3 , April 2021, URL: Paper URL:'-outlook/dr-r-ravi-sunder

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