[IPAC-List] Angoff method of setting pass points - how manyminimally competent candidates pass at a given pass point?

Bill Waldron bill at waldronconsulting.com
Mon Jul 20 17:05:56 EDT 2009

Yes, for certification exams it would be a reasonable objective; as
Dennis notes, IRT
addresses it in terms of maximizing the information curve at that point.

Of course, even these many years on we talk more about IRT than
actually use it :)


On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Mark Hammer<Mark.Hammer at psc-cfp.gc.ca> wrote:

> Question:  Is it reasonable to suggest that scores on any test should be maximally reliable at the pass-mark?  And if so, how would you demonstrate that?

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