Standard setting in higher education

Research Team: 
Ph +61 (2) 9385 2693
Key Contact: 
Professor Boaz Shulruf
Study Level: 

Our team has already developed a number of new methodologies for standard settings in educational assessment. At this stage the research focuses on utilising Modern Testing Theory for improving the precision of summative assessments in higher education.

Applicants who wish to develop their skills in psychometrics and educational assessment are encouraged to contact the research team for more details.

Skills Required: 

Advanced statistical skills and strong motivation to learn more.


This topic is broad enough to incorporate a few, though more specific research projects which could be related to any academic programme in the higher education. This research may be part of a multi-institutional/ international research collaboration.