Standard Setting tasks allow you to rate items in an item list according to the Angoff rating method to help determine a cut score. The Angoff rating method is designed to identify the proportion of minimally competent candidates.
As a lead assignee, you can view each item in the list in a read-only manner ignoring any task navigation settings, and Download a summary of assignees’ ratings. For more information, see Downloading Standard Setting task reports.
This article explains how to work in a Standard Setting task as a lead assignee.
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1. Open the task
On the Tasks list, select the Standard Setting task you want to work on. The task details panel displays the task’s description, total item count, and days until the deadline. You can also download attachments if the task has any. For more information, read About the Tasks screen.
Select Open Task to open the Standard Setting screen and start working on the Standard Setting task. This changes the task’s status to In progress.
2. View your item
The Standard Setting screen contains all items in the associated item list. Items are displayed in the test driver, allowing you to see the items from a candidate’s perspective.
|Item Settings||View information about the item’s Correct Answer.|
|Item Tags||View the item’s assigned tag groups and tag values. For more information, see Using tags in items.|
|Item Tag Collections||
View the item’s assigned tag collections. For more information, read Using tag collections in items.
Select Undock to pop out the dialog windows for any information available in the panel. Select and drag the dialog window to move it around the screen.
Select Dock to return the dialog window to the right-hand side panel.
Select an item breadcrumb on the item navigation panel to go to another item.
Alternatively, you can select Previous and Next to move through the item list.
You can flag items to mark them for an action at a later time.
Select Flag when previewing an item to mark it for later action.
Flagged items are indicated by a flag () in the item navigation panel.
To remove a flag, select Unflag .
Exporting task items
Select CSV to download an excel spreadsheet of the task items and the data attached to them.
Select Word to download a word document of the task items and the data attached to them.
Tick the boxes as appropriate to include additional information to the Word document. For further information regarding the additional information, read Exporting Review task items.
3. Close the task
You can close the task manually at any time. There are two ways to close a Standard Setting task.
Select Close task to close the task and return to the Tasks screen.
Alternatively, you can select Return to Tasks screen .
4. Finalise the task
Select Finalise Task in the task details panel when you are satisfied that the task is complete.
This changes the task’s status to Complete.
Marking a task as incomplete
You can mark a task as incomplete if you incorrectly select Finalise Task or the task needs to be reopened for further work.
By default, completed tasks are not shown in the Tasks list. To display completed tasks on the Tasks list, open Filter and select Show Completed.
Find and select your completed task. Select Mark as incomplete to mark the task as incomplete. The task’s status reverts to In progress.
For more information on tasks, or working in other task types as a lead assignee, read the following articles: