Standard setting

standard setting methods in student assessments
Standard setting is an essential process of delivering assessments. But what actually is standard setting? How do you know whether you are using the right standard setting method? Read the introduction to our standard setting series to become a standard setting guru.
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What is Borderline regression and when should you use it? Learn everything you need to know and whether it’s the right method to use in the first of our series on standard setting methods.
What is Angoff and when should you use it? Get up to speed on the basics of Angoff and how the method is calculated in the second instalment of our Standard Setting Simplified series.
What is the Cohen method and is it right for standard setting your exam? Find out in the latest installment of our Standard Setting Simplified series.
What is Ebel, and is it right for standard setting your exam? We explain all in our latest installment of our Standard Setting Simplified series.
Standard setting is a way to define levels of achievement or proficiency in an exam and the cut-off marks corresponding to those levels. We summarise the methods and advantages of each, as well as where they are most appropriate.