An item banking method that does not use Item Response Theory (IRT) is described. This method provides a comparable grading system across schools that would be suitable for low-stakes testing. It uses the Angoff standard-setting method to obtain item ratings that are stored with each item. An example of such a grading system is given, showing how a grade and a scaled score could be calculated for a particular student. Accessed 10,825 times on https://pareonline.net from October 14, 2009 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.
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MacCann, Robert G. and Stanley, Gordon
"Item Banking with Embedded Standards,"
Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 14
, Article 17.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol14/iss1/17