IV . ORAL, PRACTICAL OR ESSAY QUESTIONS


  • A. Is the behavior being measured something that could not be evaluated by the use of a multiple choice or objectively scored examinations?
  • B. Are the evaluators thoroughly trained prior to the examination administration?
  • C. Are the evaluators free of conflicts of interest concerning the candidates?
  • D. Are there detailed criteria for evaluating and scoring?
  • E. Does each evaluator make an independent rating?
  • F. Are at least two independent evaluations made for each candidate?
  • G. Is the evaluation free of potentially biasing information about the candidate which is not related to examination performance?