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Issue Date: May 01, 1981
Published Online: July 07, 2014
Updated: June 13, 2018
Criterion-Referenced Measurement in the College Classroom
Author Affiliations
  • Barbara Borg, M.A., OTR, is Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Mary Ann Bruce, M.S., OTR/L, is Assistant Professor, Acting Director, Quinnipiac College, Hamden, Connecticut
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Research Article   |   May 01, 1981
Criterion-Referenced Measurement in the College Classroom
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May 1981, Vol. 35, 321-327. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.35.5.321
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, May 1981, Vol. 35, 321-327. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.35.5.321
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Abstract

Beginning in the fall of 1979, at their respective institutions, each author used criterion-referenced measurement to assess student achievement in the junior- and senior-level occupational therapy course in psychosocial dysfunction. Based on their experience, the authors offer a guide for the construction of criterion-referenced test items and discuss the implementation of criterion-referenced measurement in a traditional college setting.