A decision theory model of standards setting by Soong H. Park

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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana, Ill.] .

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StatementSoong H. Park, Rene P. Manes
SeriesBEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1033, BEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1033.
ContributionsManes, Rene P., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
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Pagination9, [7] p. :
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Setting Standards. As mentioned earlier, the standard setting process has been well documented in several sources (Cizek & Bunch, ; Hambleton & Pitoniak, ; Zieky et al., ). In this section, we emphasize the relationship of the standard setting process to test development.

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standards or suggest how standards should be developed. Its emphasis on the prior state-ment of objectives may restrict creativity in curriculum development, and it seems to place undue emphasis on the preassessment and postassessment, ignoring completely the need for formative assessment.

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Clinical Practice uidelines Closing the ap Between Theory and Practice What are Clinical Practice Guidelines? JCI standards use the terms together for clarification: Stan-dard GLD states, “Department/service leaders select and implement clinical practice guidelines, and related clin-ical pathways, and/or clinical protocols, to guide clinical.Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subject's merit, worth and significance, using criteria governed by a set of can assist an organization, program, design, project or any other intervention or initiative to assess any aim, realisable concept/proposal, or any alternative, to help in decision-making; or to ascertain the degree of achievement or value in regard to the aim.“Synergy for Clinical Excellence – The AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care,” 2nd ed.

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