An alternative to traditional GPA for evaluating student performance Academic Article uri icon


  • In response to the growing problem of grade ination in American undergraduate institutions, alternatives to GPA and GPA-based student assessment are discussed. One alternative summary, based on a Bayesian latent trait formulation, eliminates many of the inequities associated with GPA-based measures and has been proposed as a replacement for GPA-based class ranks at Duke University. 1997 Applied Probability Trust.

published proceedings

  • Statistical Science

altmetric score

  • 1

author list (cited authors)

  • Johnson, V. E.

citation count

  • 62

complete list of authors

  • Johnson, Valen E

publication date

  • January 1997