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Table 3 Differences between operative and non-operative disciplines in evaluation of examiner trainings, concerning further effects of the trainings

From: The impact of a dedicated training program for oral examiners at a medical school in Germany: a survey among participants from operative and non-operative disciplines

Item Professional discipline N Mean SD p-value T df Mean difference
The training improved my competence in grading Operative 28 2.21 0.83     
Non-operative 34 2.94 1.48 0.02 -2.44 54 -0.73
By the training my grading has become more critical Operative 28 2.43 1.23     
Non-operative 33 3.39 1.46 0.01 -2.81 59 -0.97
The training contributed to improvements in my departement (referring to oral examinations) Operative 26 2.19 0.80     
  Non-operative 33 3.00 1.46 0.01 -2.71 52 -0.81
  1. Scale of measurement: 1 = applicable till 6 = not applicable; T T-score, df degree of freedom, SD standard deviation; total n = 59-62 participants.