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2010

Abstract

[Excerpt] In this paper, we argue that there remain several unanswered questions surrounding self-assessments of knowledge that must be addressed before we can reach a more definitive conclusion on the viability of these measures. The answers to these questions may provide further evidence that self-assessments should not be used as an indicator of learning or they may serve to qualify the conditions under which self-assessments can be used with reasonable confidence. In either case, addressing these issues is critical if work in this area is to influence how researchers and practitioners evaluate trainees’ learning.

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Bell, B. S. & Federman, J. E. (2010). Self-assessments of knowledge: Where do we go from here? [Electronic version]. Retrieved [insert date], from Cornell University, ILR School site: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/articles/407/

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Copyright held by the Academy of Management. Final version published as: Bell, B. S. & Federman, J. E. (2010). Self-assessments of knowledge: Where do we go from here? Academy of Management Learning & Education, 9(2), 342-347.

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