NMBE U Online Lessons

An Introduction to the Use of Generalizability Theory in OSCEs

Lesson Objectives

  1. Identify basic concepts related to Generalizability Theory.
  2. Explain how reliability is conceptualized in the Generalizability Theory framework.
  3. Calculate two of the reliability coefficients used in the Generalizability Theory framework.
  4. Understand how the number of raters and the number of cases affect the reliability of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

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