The paper, “Condensed Mastery Profile Method for Setting Standards for Diagnostic Assessment Systems” is published in Volume 36, Issue 4 of Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. It was written by integral members of the Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) team, including Meagan Karvonen, Amy Clark, Brooke Nash, and Neal Kingston. The study set out to develop a method for standard setting compatible with diagnostic assessment. The results of the study provide evidence that suggests the condensed mastery profile method is a viable option for setting standards in diagnostic assessment systems. Additionally, DLM Psychometrician Jake Thompson’s graphic Visualizing Different Levels of Compensation in Multidimensional Item Response Theory Models is the cover image of this issue.
Full text of the article is available online with a subscription on the Wiley Online Library. To find out more about the authors and the rest of the DLM team, select “Our Team” from the About Us tab on the DLM website.