“Current data-based methods of analysis and predictive models are insufficient – big data is able to remedy this. ” – Dr. Alexander Lenk Pass/fail decisions by faculty are mostly based on the ability of students to pass or fail prior to (Angoff) or post standard...
Assessment of ‘borderline’ clinical competence using generalisability and decision studies in dental skills training
A few words about this paper… A historically significant paper I have to say, and although not yet cited it formed the basis of what I eventually pursued for the last 10 years in the spin-off company, Qpercom. According to the Irish Times, we are “dragging exam assessment out of the dark ages“ (Oct. 2016). This […]
Borderline Regression Analysis in Assessment
Borderline regression analysis (BRA) is an absolute, examinee-centered standard setting method widely used to standard set OSCE exams, Yousuf, Violato, and Zuberi (2015). Candidates are awarded a “global score” for a station in a circuit, based on the examiner’s professional judgment of their ability. Borderline Regression Method is illustrated above using item score on the […]