ERIC Number: ED054233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Development of Standards of Readability: Toward a Rational Criterion of Passage Performance. Final Report.
Bormuth, John R.
The purpose of these studies was to develop and demonstrate a model for identifying criterion levels of performance that can be rationally defended as being the best level of performance for a particular instructional task. The specific objective was to identify the score on a cloze test that represents the most desirable level of performance on instructional materials. (Author)
Descriptors: Accountability, Cloze Procedure, Criterion Referenced Tests, Decision Making, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, High School Students, Instructional Materials, Models, Multiple Regression Analysis, Performance Criteria, Readability, Reading Comprehension, Scores, Standardized Tests, Test Construction, Testing, Testing Problems
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Univ., IL.