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Psychological Test, Kuder Preference Record Vocational. Form BB

Psychological Test, Kuder Preference Record Vocational. Form BB

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Michigan-born G. Frederic Kuder (1903–2000) grew up in Wisconsin, received a B.A. from the University of Arizona, an M.A. from the University of Michigan and a PhD. from Ohio State University. He held positions at Proctor and Gamble Company, at the University of Chicago, and on the faculty of Duke University.
The Kuder Preference Test, first published in 1938, was designed to measure the motivation of high school and college students. This form provided vocational guidance. This version of the test is called the Kuder Preference Record Vocational Form BB. This test was copyrighted in 1942. It was published by Science Research Associates of Chicago and has a tan cover. Two score sheets are included.
Tests in the tradition of Kuder are still given to this day.
Compare 1989.0710.35, 1989.0710.36, and 316371.031.
References:
Donald G. Zytowsky, “Obituary: Dr. G. Frederic Kuder,” American Psychological Association Division of Counseling Psychology Newsletter, July 2000, 21 #3, p. 18.
Kuder, G.F., The Construction of Valid Test Items, Ph. d. Dissertation, Ohio State University, 1937.
Kuder, G.F., Manual for the Preference Record, Chicago: Science Research Associates, 1939.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Psychological Test
date made
1942
maker
Kuder, G. Frederic
publisher
Science Research Assoc. Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.5 cm x 28 cm; 8 15/32 in x 11 1/32 in
ID Number
1989.0710.36
catalog number
1989.0710.36
accession number
1989.0710
Credit Line
Gift of David Gold
subject
Mathematics
Psychological Tests
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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