Application of different standard settings in an innovative curriculum of College of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia


Author(s): Karimeldin Mohamed Ali Salih*, Bahaeldin K. Elamin, Jaber Ahmed Al-Faifi, Tarig Babikir Algak Khalid, Elhadi Miskeen and Mohammed Abbas

Introduction: Many definitions exist to define cut of pass marks and Angoff was found to be more valid and credible than fixed or arbitrary methods.

Objective: The objective of this study to explore the opportunity of application of original Angoff type of standard setting in integrated curriculum and to compare student performance in Angoff standard setting with Normreference and arbitrary methods.

Methods: Cross sectional prospective experimental study performed for six courses in an innovative integrated curriculum

Results: in most of the courses significant differences observed between Angoff, fixed and arbitrary methods.

Conclusion: Angoff method for standard setting is a reliable method and could be implemented in an integrated curriculum.

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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