Research

The NDEB conducts studies to support the validity and reliability of its examinations and assessments, and publishes the results of those studies in relevant journals and other publications.

Buckendahl, C., Smith, R., & Gerrow, J. Evaluating the impact of releasing an item bank on a test’s empirical characteristics

Buckendahl, C., Smith, R. W., & Gerrow J. Evaluating the empirical effect of releasing an item pool for an examination.

Davis Becker, S., Buckendahl, C., & Gerrow, J. (2011). Evaluating the bookmark standard setting method: The impact of random item ordering. International Journal of Testing, 11(1), 24-37.

Buckendahl, C., Ferdous, A., & Gerrow, J. (2010) Recommending cut scores with a subset of items: An empirical illustration. Practical Assessment Research & Evaluation, 15(6).

Gerrow, J., Murphy, H., & Boyd, M. (2007) Review and revision of the competencies for a beginning dental practitioner in Canada. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, 73(2), 157.

Gerrow, J., Murphy, H., & Boyd, M. (2006). Competencies for the beginning dental practitioner in Canada: A validity survey. Journal of Dental Education, 70(10), 1076-80.

Gerrow, J., Murphy, H., Boyd, M.,&  Scott, D. (2006). An analysis of the contribution of a patient-based component to a clinical licensure examination. Journal of the American Dental Association, 137, 1434.

Gerrow, J., Murphy, H., Boyd, M., & Scott, D. (2003). Concurrent validity of written and OSCE components of the Canadian dental certification examinations. Journal of Dental Education, 67(8), 896-901.

Gerrow, J., Boyd, M., & Scott, D. (2003). Portability of licensure in Canada based on accreditation and certification. Journal of the American College of Dentists, 70(1), 8-10.

Gerrow, J., Boyd, M., Scott, D., & Boulais, A. (1999). Use of discriminant and regression analysis to improve certification board examinations. Journal of Dental Education, 63(6), 459-63.

Gerrow, J., Boyd, M., Donaldson, D., Watson, P., & Henderson, B. (1998). Modifications to the National Dental Examining Board of Canada’s certification process. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, 64(2), 98.

Gerrow, J., Chambers, D., Henderson, B., & Boyd, M. (1998) Competencies for a beginning dental practitioner in Canada. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, 64(2), 94.

Gerrow, J., Boyd, M., Duquette, P., & Bentley, K. (1997). Results of the National Dental Examining Board of Canada’s Written Examination and implications for licensure. Journal of Dental Education, 61(12), 921-27.

Gerrow, J., Boyd, M., Doyle M., & Scott, D. (1996). Clinical evaluation in prosthodontics: Practical methods to improve validity and reliability at the undergraduate level. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 75(6), 675-80.

Boyd M., & Gerrow, J. (1996). Certification of Competence: A national standard for dentistry in Canada. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, 62(12), 928-30.

Boyd, M., Gerrow J., Chambers D., & Henderson B. (1996) Competencies for dental licensure in Canada. Journal of Dental Education, 60(10), 842-46.

Chambers D., & Gerrow, J. (1994). Manual for developing and formatting competency statements. Journal of Dental Education, 58(5), 361-66.

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NDEB Update April 2018