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Posted: | Victoria Yaneva, Dragan Ahmetovic

ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing: Volume 16 - Issue 1, Pages 1–2


This article presents an introduction to the special issue on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

Posted: | Michael A. Barone, Jessica L. Bienstock, Elise Lovell, John R. Gimpel, Grant L. Lin, Jennifer Swails, George C. Mejicano

Journal of Graduate Medical Education: Volume 14, Issue 6, Pages 634-638


This article discusses recent recommendations from the UME-GME Review Committee (UGRC) to address challenges in the UME-GME transition—including complexity, negative impact on well-being, costs, and inequities.

Posted: | Hilary Barnes, Asefeh Faraz Covelli, Jonathan D. Rubright

Research in Nursing & Health: Volume 46, Issue 1, Pages 127-135


As interest in supporting new nurse practitioners' (NPs) transition to practice increases, those interested in measuring the concept will need an instrument with evidence of reliability and validity. The Novice NP Role Transition (NNPRT) Scale is the first instrument to measure the concept. Using a cross-sectional design and data from 210 novice NPs, the purpose of this study was to confirm the NNPRT Scale's internal factor structure via confirmatory factor analysis (CFA).

Posted: | Jennifer L. Swails, Steven Angus, Michael Barone, Jessica Bienstock, Jesse Burk-Rafel, Michelle Roett, Karen E. Hauer

Academic Medicine: Volume 98 - Issue 2 - Pages 180-187


This article describes the work of the Coalition for Physician Accountability’s Undergraduate Medical Education to Graduate Medical Education Review Committee (UGRC) to apply a quality improvement approach and systems thinking to explore the underlying causes of dysfunction in the undergraduate medical education (UME) to graduate medical education (GME) transition.

Posted: | Mark Gierl, Kimberly Swygert, Donna Matovinovic, Allison Kulesher, Hollis Lai

Teaching and Learning in Medicine: Volume 33 - Issue 4 - p 366-381


The purpose of this analysis is to describe these sources of evidence that can be used to evaluate the quality of generated items. The important role of medical expertise in the development and evaluation of the generated items is highlighted as a crucial requirement for producing validation evidence.

Posted: | Michael Barone, Keith S. Coulter, Katina Kulow, Xingbo (Bo) Li

Psychology & Marketing: Volume 39 - Issue 6 - Pages 1190-1203


Does seeing a price in a physically low (vs. high) location prompt consumers to believe that the featured product is less costly? This research further specifies when price location effects are likely to arise, increasing our understanding of pricing in general and this locational phenomenon in particular.

Posted: | Hilary Barnes, Asefeh Faraz Covelli, Jonathan D. Rubright

Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: January 2022 - Volume 34 - Issue 1 - p 78-88

The purpose of this study was to develop and examine the initial factor structure of a novel instrument that measures NNPRT.

Posted: | M. von Davier

Quality Assurance in Education, Vol. 26 No. 2, pp. 243-262


Surveys that include skill measures may suffer from additional sources of error compared to those containing questionnaires alone. Examples are distractions such as noise or interruptions of testing sessions, as well as fatigue or lack of motivation to succeed. This paper aims to provide a review of statistical tools based on latent variable modeling approaches extended by explanatory variables that allow detection of survey errors in skill surveys.

Posted: | M. R. Raymond

CLEAR Exam Review 2018 27(2): 21-27


The purpose of this paper is to suggest an approach to job analysis that addresses broad competencies while maintaining the rigor of traditional job analysis and the specificity of good test blueprints.