Criterion-referenced measurement: Its main applications, problems and findings


Linden, Wim J. van der (1982) Criterion-referenced measurement: Its main applications, problems and findings. Evaluation in Education, 5 (2). pp. 97-118. ISSN 0191-765X

open access
Abstract:The need for criterion-referenced measurements has mainly arisen from the introduction of instructional programs organized according to modern principles from educational technology. Some of these programs are discussed, and it is indicated for what purposes criterion-referenced measurements are used. Three main problems of criterion-referenced measurement are distinguished: The problem of criterion-referenced scoring and score interpretation, the problem of criterion-referenced item and test analysis, and the problem of mastery testing. For each of these problems a variety of solutions of the paper to provide an overview of these and to introduce the reader to the original literature.
Item Type:Article
Copyright:© 1982 Elsevier Science
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS)
Research Group:
Link to this item:
Official URL:
Export this item as:BibTeX
HTML Citation
Reference Manager


Repository Staff Only: item control page