Journal article

Evaluating the reliability of gestalt quality ratings of medical education podcasts: A METRIQ study

Jason M Woods, Teresa M Chan, Damian Roland, Jeff Riddell, Andrew Tagg, Brent Thoma

PERSPECTIVES ON MEDICAL EDUCATION | SPRINGERNATURE | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Podcasts are increasingly being used for medical education. Studies have found that the assessment of the quality of online resources can be challenging. We sought to determine the reliability of gestalt quality assessment of education podcasts in emergency medicine. METHODS: An international, interprofessional sample of raters was recruited through social media, direct contact, and the extended personal network of the study team. Each participant listened to eight podcasts (selected to include a variety of accents, number of speakers, and topics) and rated the quality of that podcast on a seven-point Likert scale. Phi coefficients were calculated within each group and overall...

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